Originally Posted by Slaveofthelord
I do not mean to scare you, but .... Credit card theft is not a civil case like bad debts that can be settled by payment, but a criminal case which the penalty is imprisonment.
If indeed the funds to purchase the goods were from credit card theft, then you were in trouble. Police would interrogate you with suspicion of cooperating with your friends.
If you suspect that your friend is doing a credit card theft, you better stop receiving the goods he bought. The compensation he offers is nothing compared to the risk.