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Hawaii island woman charged with using stolen credit card

  • COURTESY HAWAII POLICE DEPARTMENTKimi Keani Bento of Honaunau was charged with fraudulent use of a credit card.
    Kimi Keani Bento of Honaunau was charged with fraudulent use of a credit card.

A Hawaii island woman facing charges involving a stolen credit card is scheduled for a preliminary hearing April 28.

Kimi Keani Bento, 23, of Honaunau was arrested Monday by police.

She was held at a police cellblock,  after her initial court appearance Tuesday.

Police said a 37-year-old Kealakekua man reported that his wallet had been stolen and that several unauthorized transactions were conducted with his credit card.

Detectives Monday charged Bento with theft forgery of a credit card, unauthorized possession of confidential personal information, four counts of fraudulent use of a credit card, four counts of forgery, four counts of identity theft, and five counts of theft.

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