Police Discover Credit Card Fraud Lab In Windsor
Thursday January 15th, 2015
Posted at 4:14pm
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Windsor Police have arrested four people after discovering an alleged credit card fraud lab in Windsor.
On Sunday, police were called to Devonshire Mall for a reported credit card fraud at The Bay.
Police were told that that several suspects had purchased a number of gift cards at various locations in the store using fraudulent credit cards. Police were provided with descriptions of the suspects who had left The Bay and were inside the mall.
Officers located two of the suspects in a store next to The Bay. Once questioned by police, the male and female suspects indicated that they had taken the train to Windsor from Montreal to do some shopping. Police say the male suspect provided officers with a fraudulent driver’s licence, in the name of an alias.
Police arrested and searched the man and officers discovered several credit cards with various names. The female suspect was also arrested along with two other suspects.
Police say four suspects in total had come to Windsor from the Montreal area. They rented a black BMW SUV in Toronto and drove to Windsor, according to investigators.
Once in Windsor they rented two hotel rooms at a Hotel on Division Road and police say they were producing fraudulent credit cards using a card device and computer.
Police say the suspects then went to Devonshire Mall and made several purchases of gift cards, watches and jewelry.
Investigators say they seized numerous credit cards as well as devices used to forge credit cards.
Majdouline Alouah, 21, was charged with Fraud Under $5000.00, 2 counts of Possession of Stolen Property, 3 counts of Unauthorized Use of a Credit Card and Possess Device For Forging of Falsifying Credit Cards.
Aplha Yagouba Diallo, 18, was charged with 2 counts of Fraud Under $5000.00, 2 counts of Possession of Stolen Property, 8 counts of Unauthorized Use of Credit Card Data, and Possess Device For Forging of Falsifying Credit Cards.
Bruno Alexandra Cunha-Anastacio, 18, was charged with 2 counts of Fraud Under $5000.00, 2 counts of Possession of Stolen Property, 6 counts of Unauthorized use of Credit Card Data, Possess Device For Forging or Falsifying Credit Cards.
Finally, Chakib Mansouri, 19, was charged with, 4 counts of Fraud Under $5000.00, Breach of Probation, 5 counts of Unauthorized use of Credit Card Data, Personation to Avoid Arrest, and Possess Device For Forging of Falsifying Credit Cards.