UPDATED: Credit Card Fraud Case Suspects Arrested

Herrera

Herrera

JASPER (NNDC) – Four people, including two juveniles were apprehended Monday for their alleged roles in a credit card fraud scheme.

Jasper police say at about 6:00PM on Sunday evening, they got a call from an Indianapolis woman reporting that her credit card information was just fraudulently used to make a purchase at a Jasper convenience store.   It was then that JPD notified area convenient stores of what had been reported and officers began street patrols to look for the alleged suspects.

Then, at about at about 8:00PM, JPD says “alert” employees at a local Huck’s store became suspicious of an individual trying to make credit card purchases as the cards he was using were being denied.  Store employees were able to get a license plate number from a vehicle the suspects left the store in.  A search for the vehicle by police ensued.

The got a plate number from the vehicle the suspects left in and alerted police. A dispatch was put out to search for the suspect vehicle.

The suspect vehicle was spotted at about 2:20AM Monday by Jasper Police officers in the WalMart parking lot on north Newton Street. It was here JPD officers spoke with the four suspects with the vehicle and they were later taken into custody.

Moner

Moner

The two adults have been identified as 28-year old Roberto Moner of Louisville, Kentucky 43-year old Adianez Herrera of Jasper.  The two juveniles were released.

Jasper police say a search warrant was executed for Herrera’s residence at 4480 Piccadilly Circle where police say they found more credit cards, a magnetic strip reader, computer equipment and stolen goods.  All were seized by police.

Moner and Hererra have been preliminarily charged with Fraud, Identity Theft, Theft, and three counts each of Unlawful Possession of card skimming devices.  All the charges are felonies.

JPD says the investigation is continuing and more charges are expected.

 

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