Louisville man arrested after police allegedly find fraudulent credit cards
Officers allegedly found credit cards, debit cards and gift cards with magnetic strips that had been re-encoded with fraudulent data.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A man was arrested because of what Louisville Metro Police say they found inside his south Louisville home Thursday afternoon.
According to arrest reports, officers executed a search warrant at the home of Roberto Tamayo, on Retreat Road, near the intersection of Poplar Level Road and Shady Villa Drive, just before 1:30 p.m.
While searching the home, police allegedly found several pounds of marijuana, as well as 21 cards -- including credit cards, debit cards and gift cards -- with magnetic strips that had been re-encoded with fraudulent data. Police say they also found a four page ledger containing credit card data in Tamayo's left front pocket.
Tamayo was arrested and charged with trafficking in marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and multiple counts of criminal possession of a forged instrument.
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