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Beaver County Man Charged with Using Credit Card Numbers Belonging to Others

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

PITTSBURGH – A Beaver County resident has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh on charges of access device fraud and identity theft, United States Attorney Scott W. Brady announced today.

The four-count Indictment, returned on May 19, 2020 and unsealed today, named Danel Cordero, 33, of Midland, Pennsylvania as the sole defendant.

According to the Indictment, in August 2019, possessed and used a number of credit card numbers belonging to other people.

The law provides for a minimum sentence of two years in prison and a maximum total sentence of 14 years in prison, a fine of $250,000 or both. Under the Federal Sentencing Guidelines, the actual sentence imposed would be based upon the seriousness of the offense and the prior criminal history, if any, of the defendant.

Assistant United States Attorney Jeffrey R. Bengel is prosecuting this case on behalf of the government.

The Beaver County Police Department, United States Postal Inspection Service, and United States Secret Service conducted the investigation leading to the Indictment in this case.

An indictment is an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

Updated September 21, 2020

Financial Fraud
Identity Theft