Prosecutors in Louisiana say three Cuban nationals have admitted that they agreed together and with others to obtain credit and debit card numbers that had been skimmed from gas pumps.
A U.S. Attorney's Office news release says 32-year-old Yusniel Hernandez Perez, 31-year-old Yadier Aluijas Fernandez, and 23-year-old Henry David Martinez pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit access device fraud Thursday.
NOLA.com/The Times-Picayune reports the men, who had been residing in Texas before their arrest, traveled to locations in Louisiana, where skimmers were previously installed and returned to Texas.
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They would then return to Louisiana with counterfeit access devices, which they used to make purchases as a local merchant.
A fourth defendant, Alayn Alvarez Castro, was arrested last year and the trio is set to be sentenced July 11.