Tampa woman found guilty in credit-card fraud ring

A Tampa woman was found guilty for her role in an identity theft ring during which conspirators ripped off credit card numbers from unsuspecting customers at International Plaza.

Viviana Reyes, 40, was convicted of credit card fraud, bank fraud, conspiracy to commit bank fraud, aggravated identity theft and identity theft, according to the U.S. Department of Justice.

According to the testimony and evidence presented at trial, Reyes and five others conspired to obtain credit and debit card numbers by placing key loggers — which intercept and store account information on card terminals — in stores. One such logger was at the mall’s Haagen-Dazs ice-cream store.

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