PA: Accused card skimmer pleads guilty

Keith Phucas reports:

A Philadelphia woman accused of skimming credit card accounts while she worked at a Plymouth Meeting Mall restaurant pleaded guilty Wednesday to identity theft, theft by deception, criminal conspiracy and other felony charges. Her sentencing is pending.

Jasmine Crowder, 20, worked at California Pizza Kitchen last summer when she stole hundreds of customers’ credit card account numbers while working at the restaurant’s carryout window, according to authorities.

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The police investigation determined 26 customer accounts were reportedly transferred to counterfeit credit cards and used to make purchases totaling $44,284.99 in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, according to court papers.

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