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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 08, 2011

KAUFMAN COUNTY MAN SENTENCED FOR CREDIT CARD FRAUD IN EAST TEXAS

       TYLER, Texas – A 44-year-old Crandall, Texas man has been sentenced to federal prison for federal violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.

Kyle Mack Adams pleaded guilty on June 14, 2011, to conspiracy to commit access device fraud and was sentenced to 37 months in federal prison on Nov. 7, 2011, by U.S. District Judge Leonard E. Davis.

According to information presented in court, between December 2009 and December 2010, Adams used fraudulent credit card numbers in an attempt to purchase gift cards and other merchandise from various retailers.  Adams was indicted by a federal grand jury on Mar. 2, 2011 and charged with federal violations.

              This case is being investigated by the U.S. Secret Service and prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorneys Christopher T. Tortorice and Jim Middleton.

 

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