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Sixth Member Of Credit Card Fraud Conspiracy Sentenced To Federal Prison

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Middle District of Florida

Tampa, Florida – U.S. District Judge Virginia Hernandez Covington has sentenced Lazaro Adrian Quintana Martinez (27, Tampa) to four years and three months in federal prison for conspiracy to commit access device fraud and aggravated identity theft. Quintana Martinez had pleaded guilty on January 13, 2022.

According to court documents, Quintana Martinez and others conspired to obtain breached and stolen credit card and debit card account information and then use the stolen information to manufacture counterfeit credit cards. The conspirators used the counterfeit credit cards at retailers throughout the United States. The total loss from the conspirators’ use of the counterfeit credit cards is at least $435,000.

Quintana Martinez is the last of six conspirators to be sentenced. His codefendant, Lazaro Jesus Izquierdo (29, Tampa), was sentenced to six years and nine months’ imprisonment. Four other conspirators were sentenced in related cases as follows:

  • On July 10, 2020, Yosvani Concepcion Izquierdo (33, Tampa) was sentenced to four years’ imprisonment.
  • On November 10, 2020, Greisy Alfonso Lujan (29, Tampa) was sentenced to two years and eight months’ imprisonment.
  • On December 7, 2021, Jany Angelica Hernandez Guerra (28, Tampa) was sentenced to two years and six months’ imprisonment.
  • On January 26, 2022, Michael William Perez Castillo (32, Brandon) was sentenced to two years’ imprisonment.

“I would like to thank our agents, analysts, local, interstate, federal agencies and business partner for their hard work in solving this case. This complex, sophisticated fraud scheme case began in 2016 and spanned multiple counties in Florida and into other states. The collaboration between the public and private sectors made it possible to identify and dismantle this criminal organization,” said Florida Department of Law Enforcement Mark Brutnell, Special Agent in Charge, Tampa.

This case was investigated by the U.S. Secret Service and the Florida Department of Law Enforcement. It was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Jennifer L Peresie.

Updated July 21, 2022

Financial Fraud
Identity Theft