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New York Man Admits Role in Bank Fraud, Conspiring to Use Unauthorized Access Devices

By rlsmetro on

A New York man today admitted to his role in conspiring to defraud a home improvement retail store with stolen credit card information, Acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig announced.

According to Acting U.S. Attorney Honig, Telwin Vincent, 32, of Bronx, New York, pleaded guilty to an information charging him with one count of conspiring to commit bank fraud and one count of conspiracy to use unauthorized access devices.

According to documents filed in this case and statements made in court:

From November 2017 through May 2019, Vincent and his conspirators placed online orders with a home improvement store using stolen credit card information and arranged to pick up those goods in person at various store locations throughout New Jersey and New York. 

Vincent directed his conspirators to pick up the goods using dozens of false or stolen identities and then return the goods at different store locations or sell the goods at a discount to third parties for cash.

Vincent’s sentencing is scheduled for December 1.