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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Eastern District of Pennsylvania

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, April 18, 2013

Two Charged In Identity Theft Scheme

Arthur L. Long, Jr. , 25, and Jeremy Stanton, 26, all of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, were charged on April 18, 2013 by Indictment with conspiracy, access device fraud and aggravated identity theft, in a scheme using counterfeit access device cards to make purchases at retail stores, such as Macy’s, Victoria’s Secret, J. Crew, Gap, Modells and Target, announced United States Attorney Zane David Memeger.

If convicted of all charges, Long faces a maximum possible sentence of 31 years in prison and a $1.5 million fine; and Stanton faces a maximum possible sentence of 17 years in prison and a $750,000 fine.

The case was investigated by the United States Secret Service, with the assistance of the Upper Merion Township Police Department, and is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney K.T. Newton.

UNITED STATES ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, EASTERN DISTRICTof PENNSYLVANIA
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Updated December 15, 2014