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POLICE: Men at airport had stash of fake credit cards

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James O. Jones, II James O. Jones, II
Eddie G. Stcyr Eddie G. Stcyr

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB Fox 41) -- Louisville Metro Police say they've arrested two men for attempting to acquire equipment used to manufacture counterfeit credit cards.

32-year-old Eddie G. Stcyr of Ontario, Calif. and James O Jones, II of Louisville were apprehended at the Louisville International Airport. (Police say Stcyr's identity is unconfirmed, and that he has several aliases, including Jerod, Sean, Mac and Ego.)

Police say they tried to obtain "forgery devices utilized to falsely make and emboss counterfeit credit cards that contained stolen credit card numbers from 51 separate accounts."

Police say the stolen credit card numbers had already been encoded onto magnetic stripes on 51 counterfeit cards.

The men were also found with 11 stolen and/or counterfeit payroll checks, and a false Nevada ID in the name of Richard Eugene Johnson, Jr.

Both men are charged with falsely making or embossing a credit or debit card, possession of a forgery device, and criminal possession of a forged instrument.

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