A man has appeared at Dundee Sheriff Court charged with gambling more than £2,000 with a stolen bank card.
Damian Skrzesiewicz, of Elders Court, Lochee, appeared from custody to deny a series of thefts allegedly committed between February 16-17.
He denies stealing a purse containing two stolen bank cards and sunglasses from a flat on Kilspindie Crescent.
On February 17, the 28-year-old allegedly induced an employee at Family Shopper on High Street, Lochee, to accept £17.50 payment for goods with a stolen card.
Skrzesiewicz denies making similar payments for goods worth £9.90 and £19.64 respectively at News Plus on Buttars Loan.
At an address at Ancrum Court, he allegedly used a stolen card to spend £2,168 on gambling with website Heart Games.
Skrzesiewicz will stand trial on May 22 with an intermediate diet on April 30. He was granted bail.