An Amityville man who gained access to secure consumer information while employed at a credit card customer service center was arrested and charged with stealing credit card information — using it to make an unauthorized purchase for $975 at a PC Richards store, police said.

Keon I. Carter, 21, of Sunshine Lane, was arrested at the credit card center in Woodbury at 3:55 p.m. Tuesday, Nassau County police said.

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He was charged with five counts of computer trespass and petty larceny. He is scheduled for arraignment Wednesday in First District Court in Hempstead.

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Police said Carter, while working for the unnamed credit card service center in Woodbury, accessed credit card accounts — using information from one to make the illegal purchase.

It was not immediately clear when that purchase was made or how police traced it to Carter.