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Credit card scammer sentenced to federal prison

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SIOUX CITY (KWWL) -

A Storm Lake man has been sentenced to 4 years in federal prison for a credit card scam.

Yoirlan Tome Rojas, 34, manufactured credit cards using stolen data, then bought gift cards with those credit cards at Wal-Mart and other businesses in Storm Lake.

He then used the gift cards to make legitimate purchases.

A federal jury found Rojas guilty of 2 counts of using a counterfeit access device, 1 count of possession of 15 or more counterfeit access devices, 1 count of money laundering, and 2 counts of aggravated identity theft.

 

 

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