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Woman found guilty of use and possession of counterfeit credit cards

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 21, 2013

St. Louis, MO – LISA D. PAIGE, Alexandria, Virginia, was found guilty today, following a two-day jury trial, of one felony count of Using a Counterfeit Device (Count I) and one felony count of Possession of 15 or More Counterfeit Access Devices (Count II), for her role in a credit card skimming operation in which she and two accomplices traveled from Baltimore, Maryland, to Missouri for the purpose of using counterfeit credit cards to buy cigarettes.  The trial was held at the United States Courthouse in Cape Girardeau in front of District Judge Carol E. Jackson.  The case began when a credit card number of a Michigan resident was used in Perryville, Missouri.

The sentencing date for Lisa D. Paige has not yet been determined.

his case was investigated by the Perryville, Missouri, Police Department and the United States Secret Service. Assistant United States Attorney H. Morley Swingle handled the prosecution for the Government.

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