Gang of Eight Busted in Middle, TN
Monday evening (July 25, 2016) the La Vergne Police Department was contacted by
the Murfreesboro Police Department to assist with a complex credit card fraud
case that began in Murfreesboro. The case was evidently tied to the Quality Inn
located at 110 Enterprise Blvd. in La Vergne.
When La Vergne Detectives
responded to Quality Inn they conducted 3 search warrants on 3 hotel rooms.
During the operation it was determined that the 8 suspects were involved in a
large scale scheme to steal victims credit card numbers and re-encode
those numbers onto other debit/credit cards or gift cards to purchase expensive
items to fund their criminal operation.
La Vergne Police seized
a large amount of cash, a large amount of brand new cell phones, laptops,
tablets, and a printer during the investigation.
8 suspects were arrested
and charged with Criminal Simulation and Identity Theft. The Investigation is
ongoing and more charges may follow.
Names of those arrested: 1.Alexis
Salguerio Rodriguez, 24. 2.Emilio Rafael Gomez, 29. 3.Yuseff Antonio Elias, 30.
4.Daniel Mason Martinez, 36. 5.Alain Rodriuez Rivero, 35. 6.Luis E. Pedroso
Vasquez, 29. 7.Yoany Abella Diaz, 32. 8.Aime Guevara, 22.
San Antonio, TX: Produce
Thieves Busted For Stealing Nearly $200,000 Worth of Produce from H-E-B
When you hear "theft ring" your first thought probably doesn't involve a
prolonged supermarket heist and almost $200K of lifted produce, yet here we are
after authorities broke a recent distribution center crime ring. According to
mySA.com, the illicit produce operation took place in an H-E-B distribution
center located in San Antonio, TX. Following a tip-off by the retailer's
corporate security detail, San Antonio police arrested three suspects for the
expensive heist.Police estimate that the suspects, who were employed as a
drivers, receivers, and truck loaders in the warehouse, stole approximately
$190,000 worth of produce freight before being apprehended.
wanted for major credit card fraud ring in Queens
Six individuals are wanted in connection with a citywide grand larceny pattern,
stealing more than $30,000 from unsuspecting victims over the last month, police
said. According to officers, between May 25 and July 18, 58 victims were
informed by their respective bank representatives that their credit card numbers
were compromised. The illegal purchases were made throughout the 100th, 101st,
104th and 105th precincts, police said.
Anyone with information in
regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at
800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also
submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website, or by texting
their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.
NM: APD nabs Target thief in undercover operation
A woman caught on video ripping off a Target was in for a big surprise when she
went to sell the stolen goods. Sgt. William Dorian with Albuquerque Police
Department's Organized Crime Unit says officers have been investigating
29-year-old Deserae Molina and a few other people for the last two months now.
An organized crime ring that's been going into a lot of our local retailers
and stealing high end products and then fencing them," Dorian said. But the jig
was up for Molina two weeks ago when she was busted at the Target on Coors.
Molina was caught red-handed stealing several high priced items, which she
promised to sell to an undercover detective at half price.
also says Molina stole from Walgreens and showed the undercover detective what
she made off with. Later that day is when the Target heist occurred. krqe.com
Angeles, CA: Suspects steal $8K worth of cellphones from South LA store
Two armed suspects were caught on camera stealing thousands of dollars worth of
cellphones from a South Los Angeles cellphone store. Owner Armando Matias said
he, two other employees and a customer were in the store at the time. In
surveillance video, a suspect cleans out a cellphone case, stealing $8,000 worth
of phones as the gunman orders employees to empty the register. Matias said
several stores in the area have been targeted by thieves, but many of the
victims have been too afraid to report the crimes. The Los Angeles Police
Department is now investigating if the two suspects at the cellphone store may
be to blame for the other robberies.