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Florida Woman Sentenced to Two Years of Probation for Credit Card Fraud Offenses

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

Portland, Maine:  United States Attorney Halsey B. Frank announced that Zulairam Ramos, 31, of Orlando, Florida, was sentenced today in U.S. District Court by Chief Judge Nancy Torresen to two years of probation with 120 hours of community service for access device fraud and conspiracy to commit access device fraud. Ramos pleaded guilty on January 3.

Court records show that between October 2016 and March 2017, Ramos and three co-defendants used stolen credit and debit card numbers belonging to Maine residents to fraudulently purchase merchandise and gift cards at Maine stores. 

Ramos’s co-defendants were sentenced on September 5. Alejandro Caal was sentenced to 10 months in prison, Adrian Teruel was sentenced to 12 months, and Olga Valido was sentenced to nine months. The defendants were also ordered to serve three years of supervised release upon their release from prison.

The case was investigated by the Falmouth, Augusta, Scarborough, South Portland and Winthrop Police Departments, the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office, and the U.S. Secret Service.


Craig M. Wolff
Assistant United States Attorney
Tel: (207) 780-3257

Updated December 6, 2018

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