Mich. man sentenced to prison for credit card fraud in Ky.

A Michigan man has been sentenced to 57 months in federal prison for using other people's credit card information to make purchases at retail stores in three northern Kentucky counties.
AP Wire
Jan 20, 2013

 

U.S. District Judge David L. Bunning on Friday sentenced Tyhkan S. Brunson, 34, for the use of unauthorized credit cards and aggravated identity theft. Bunning also ordered Brunson and his co-defendants to jointly pay $5,478 in restitution.

Prosecutors said Brunson and three others used counterfeit credit cards bearing real numbers from 32 people and, in one day, drove from Michigan to Kentucky to purchase thousands of dollars in gift cards and other merchandise.

Brunson's co-defendants previously received sentences ranging from 24 months in prison to 44 months in prison.

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Missy Hanz

The use of credit cards has opened a lot of doors for fraudsters out there. You must be careful nowadays not to fall for their trap. - Donald Leon Farrow

 

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