Advertising

Pocono Record: Ukrainian from Monroe County sentenced for credit card fraud

Author: Pocono Record All articles by this author

More about Pocono Record


Mar. 27, 2013 11:47
215 159
Snow covers the rooftops of the Southside of Pittsburgh after a winter storm blanketed the Midwest with snow December 26, 2012 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The storm has moved west from the Sierra Nevada across the Midwest and will head to the East Coast today.
Photo by AFP

A 29-year-old Ukrainian national who had lived in Monroe County was sentenced Monday to 27 months in prison for possessing about 140 counterfeit credit cards with the intent to defraud, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania.

Igor Shaposhnikov had lived in Stroudsburg at the time of the offense. Shaposhnikov committed the offense in June 2008 and was caught after an FBI investigation, officials said.

Tags:


215 159

The Kyiv Post is hosting comments to foster lively public debate through the Disqus system. Criticism is fine, but stick to the issues. Comments that include profanity or personal attacks will be removed from the site. The Kyiv Post will ban flagrant violators. If you think that a comment or commentator should be banned, please flag the offending material.

comments powered by Disqus

Read more in {{sectionName}} section

All in {{sectionName}} section

SUBSCRIBE TO KYIV POST NEWSLETTERS