In addition to the stolen clothing found in their possession, Detective Pierce found a handwritten note containing credit card s and airline ticketing information.
Detective Pierce contacted the cardholders and learned thousands of dollars worth of airline tickets had been booked using their stolen credit card information.
Due to the apparent nationwide nature of the investigation, a local task force, overseen by the US Postal Inspections Service, Adult wants nsa AR working on the case.
The Overland Park Police Department participates in this standing task force. Over the next several years, the investigation stemming from this minor arrest led to the discovery of numerous interrelated brokers selling airline tickets across the nation.
The brokers received much of their stolen credit card information from computer hackers in Southeast Asia. Task Force members collaborated with fraud investigators from all the major domestic airlines, travel websites, and credit card issuers in the United States in an attempt to identify the perpetrators of the airline ticket brokers.
The investigation culminated inwhen six federal indictments charged 38 people. The defendants were charged with participating in conspiracies to operate fraudulent markets for the sale of Adult seeking hot sex Delbarton tickets purchased with stolen credit card and identity information.
Several of the defendants were also charged with multiple counts of access device fraud and aggravated identity theft. Louis, and Detroit. The majority of the defendants have since entered guilty pleas in Federal Court.
Detective Pierce and Mr. The lead Postal Inspector on this case, Steve Ryan, was also recognized for his work.
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