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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Northern District of Indiana

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Indianapolis Man Sentenced To 30 Months Imprisonment

HAMMOND- United States Attorney David A. Capp announced that Mohamed Fadiga, 43, of Indianapolis, Indiana was sentenced before Chief Judge Philip Simon for possession of counterfeit or unauthorized access devices.  Fadiga was found guilty by a jury after a 2-day trial.

Fadiga was sentenced to 30 months’ imprisonment and 1 year supervised release.

According to documents in this case, Fadiga possessed more than 15 counterfeit and fraudulent debit and credit cards which had been re-encoded with the personal information of victims from different jurisdictions but bearing his name.

This case was the result of an investigation by the Hobart Police Department and the United States Department of Homeland Security Investigations.  The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorneys Toi D. Houston and Maria N. Lerner.

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Topic(s): 
Financial Fraud
Updated November 1, 2016