TX: Former Capital One Bank employee pleads guilty in ID theft scheme

Jamal Gerard Mose-Burrel, 22, of Houston, entered a guilty plea to conspiracy to commit bank fraud and aggravated identity theft last week.

Mose-Burrel, who formerly worked for Capital One Bank, admitted that he used Capital One Bank systems to provide a co-conspirator identified only as “T.J.” with the personal information and bank account information of Capital One Bank customers. Mose-Burrel admitted receiving $3,000 as payment for the customer information while his co-conspirators netted $84,169.37 after presenting $158,606.37 in counterfeit checks and fraudulent counter withdrawal slips to various Capital One Bank branches around the Houston area.

Mose-Burrel is expected to be sentenced on Sept. 5, 2012, and faces up to 30 years in prison and fines of up to $1 million for the conspiracy charge plus a mandatory 24-month prison term and additional fines for aggravated identity theft charge which must be served consecutively to any other prison term imposed.

Previously released on bond, Mose-Burrel was allowed to remain on bond pending his sentencing hearing.

Source: U.S. Attorney’s Office Southern District of Texas

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