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5 indicted in counterfeit credit card case

By Star-Advertiser staff

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Feb 08, 2013

~~<p>Five New York residents accused of using fake credit cards at high-end Oahu stores last year have been indicted by a grand jury and charged with 31 counts of identity theft and other crimes in Hawaii.</p>
<p>The indictment alleges that Falyshia Pierre-Lys, 22, Isatta Bassie, 19, and 24-year-olds Shawnese Adams, Sean Khani and Tamel Vaughn used counterfeit credit cards over a four-day span in April 2012 to rack up purchases totaling close to $325,500 from Hono&shy;lulu retailers that included Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Fendi, Gucci and Neiman Marcus.</p>
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Five New York residents accused of using fake credit cards at high-end Oahu stores last year have been indicted by a grand jury and charged with 31 counts of identity theft and other crimes in Hawaii.

The indictment alleges that Falyshia Pierre-Lys, 22, Isatta Bassie, 19, and 24-year-olds Shawnese Adams, Sean Khani and Tamel Vaughn used counterfeit credit cards over a four-day span in April 2012 to rack up purchases totaling close to $325,500 from Hono­lulu retailers that included Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Fendi, Gucci and Neiman Marcus. Login for more...



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