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Colombians admit to credit card fraud

TAMEISHA SOBERS, [email protected]

Colombians admit to credit card fraud

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FIVE COLOMBIANS admitted their involvement in a credit card scam when they appeared in the District “C” Magistrates’ Court, which was sitting at St Matthias, Christ Church, yesterday.

They are businessmen John Edward Riano Rodriguez, 34, of Calle 750 No. 5-81, Santa Librad; Sergio Alejandro Infante Pena, 23, of Calle 40 Sur, No. 27-83; Jorge Luis Cruz Rodriguez, 27, of Carrera 4 Eate 36-88 San Mateo; 30-year-old taxi and clothing store owner Juan Carlos Alvarez Riano, of Calle 35 A No. 26 C 24; and Valentina Cardona Lopez, a 23-year-old cashier of Calle 59 B 80-16, all in Bogota.

They each pleaded guilty to dishonestly obtaining electronic items from Massy Stores Supercentre, Mobile One and Nimsay Trading, among others, using fraudulent Visa and Master Cards, as well as money laundering and criminal deception, on October 18.

They were remanded to Her Majesty’s Prisons Dodds until November 17 when they will return to be sentenced. (TKS)

Valentina Cardona Lopez 


John Edwards Riano Rodriguez 








Juan Carlos Alvarez Riano 


Jorge Luis Cruz Rodriguez