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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, May 3, 2019

Florida man sentenced for defrauding bank customers

WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA – Roger Ernesto Ballester Caser, of Hialeah, Florida, was sentenced this week to five months incarceration for using others’ bank information and personal identification numbers to make purchases, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced.

Caser, age 26, pled guilty to one count of “Access Device Fraud – Use of Unauthorized Access Device” in February 2019. Caser admitted to using Main Street Bank of Wheeling’s customer banking information and PINs to make purchases totaling at least $1,000 in Ohio and Marshall Counties in March 2018.

Caser was also ordered to pay $11,013.92 in restitution.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Jarod J. Douglas prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Ohio County Sheriff’s Office, the Wheeling Police Department, and the Moundsville Police Department investigated. 

Senior U.S. District Judge Frederick P. Stamp, Jr. presided.

Topic(s): 
Financial Fraud
Updated May 3, 2019