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Cuban man sentenced for putting credit card skimmers on Mississippi gas pumps

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A Cuban man was sentenced in Mississippi for possession of 15 or more counterfeit or unauthorized access devices with the intent to defraud.

According to court documents, a Harrison County deputy stopped 31-year-old Henry Herrera Garcia during a traffic stop on March 20, 2019, on Interstate 10. Homeland Security Investigations also responded to the scene.

Investigators said various items were recovered from the vehicle, including a credit card scanner, thumb drives, credit card skimmers, a computer, a hard drive, fraudulent credit cards, and gas pump skimming devices.

Garcia is sentenced to serve 41 months in federal prison and to pay $18,557.25 in restitution to the victims.

The case was investigated by Homeland Security Investigations and the Harrison County Sheriff’s Office.

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