Police allegedly find credit card skimming device in home of man - WDRB 41 Louisville News

Police allegedly find credit card skimming device in home of man serving HIP for related charges

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Gerson Tomayo-Morales (Source: Louisville Metro Corrections) Gerson Tomayo-Morales (Source: Louisville Metro Corrections)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Police arrested a suspect in a credit card skimming operation Friday, months after he was arrested on similar charges. 

According to the arrest report, police received consent to search a residence on East Oakdale Avenue near Poplar Level Road where Gerson Tamayo-Morales was staying. 

During the search, police say they found a skimming device. It was allegedly, "found a box concealed in the attic containing a skimming device and cables used to plug it into a computer."

Police say Tamayo-Morales admitted in a recorded statement that he had concealed the device in the attic. He was arrested around 2 a.m. Friday and charged with misuse of electronic information to an automated bank device. 

According to the arrest report, Tamayo-Morales has already been indicted for a similar crime, including 86 counts of false making/embossing credit/debit cards, and was on home incarceration when he was arrested.

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