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Man charged with criminal impersonation in North Haven

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Steven Finkler North Haven impersonation

A man is facing charges after he allegedly impersonated someone else and attempted to scan/skim credit cards.

According to officials, on Tuesday around 1:45 p.m., North Haven police responded to a local fitness center after learning of a suspect believed to be involved in numerous thefts around the state.

Police said they located 55-year-old Steven Finkler in a bathroom stall.

Authorities said he was using a membership card under a false name and had other items used to scan/skim credit cards.

He was arrested and charged with criminal impersonation, criminal attempt to commit illegal use of credit card and other related charges.

Finkler was released after posting a $20,000 bond.

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