TWO DEFENDANTS CONVICTED IN $650,000 AMERICAN EXPRESS TRAVELERS CHEQUES FRAUD SCHEME

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Orange County District Attorney
Press Release


Tony Rackauckas, District Attorney
401 Civic Center Drive West
Santa Ana, CA 92701

For Immediate Release
Case # 10WF0642


 


 
June 24, 2010

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TWO DEFENDANTS CONVICTED IN $650,000 AMERICAN EXPRESS TRAVELERS CHEQUES FRAUD SCHEME

*Four additional co-defendants have pleaded guilty in this case

 

SANTA ANA – Two defendants have been convicted of planning and recruiting four others in a $650,000 American Express Travelers Cheques fraud scheme. The six defendants have all pleaded guilty to fraudulently using forged American Express Travelers Cheques to purchase items at multiple retail stores and taking items back to collect a total of $650,000. The defendants were convicted of various charges in a 110-count criminal complaint including felony second degree commercial burglary, felony forgery, sentencing enhancements for loss over $100,000, aggravated white collar crime over $500,000, and crime-bail-crime.

                       

Defendant

Age, Residence

Guilty Plea Date

Sentence

Relationship

Tyrone Donte Gray

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