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State police in Mercer uncover cache of fraudulent credit cards hidden in minivan

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FINDLEY TOWNSHIP, Pa. - An alert state trooper in Mercer County uncovers an elaborate device allegedly being used to hide stolen credit cards inside a minivan.

State police say that one of its officers pulled over a Nissan Quest for a traffic violation on Interstate 80 in Findley Township at about 4:00 p.m. Tuesday.

During a search of the vehicle, the trooper discovered an electronically controlled trap used to conceal contraband.

The officer says the trap contained a large amount of fraudulently possessed credit cards and a magnetic card reader.

State police arrested 46-year-old Alfredo Reynoso of Syracuse, New York, and 34-year-old Luis Gustavo Roquee-Tavarez of the Bronx, New York.

The two men face charges including identity theft and poses sing criminal instruments.

Both men remain in the Mercer County Jail unable to post bond.

 

 

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