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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Middle District of Florida

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, December 19, 2016

Fort Myers Man Sentenced To Federal Prison For Credit Card Fraud And Identity Theft

Fort Myers, FL – U.S. District Judge Sheri Polster Chappell has sentenced Edrey Santo Rojas (31, Fort Myers) to three years and nine months in federal prison for access device (credit card) fraud and aggravated identity theft. He pleaded guilty on August 31, 2016.

According to the plea agreement, between December 9, 2014, and August 8, 2015, Santo Rojas used unauthorized credit card information at retail establishments, including the Nike Factory Store, Target, Kay Jewelers, McDonalds, and the Home Depot to acquire items using the credit card information of others without lawful authority. 

This case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, with assistance from the Lee County Sheriff’s Office. It was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Michael C. Baggé-Hernández.

Topic(s): 
Financial Fraud
Identity Theft
StopFraud
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Updated December 19, 2016