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Fraudster Deported for Role in $3M Credit Card Fraud; ID Theft Scheme

A Jersey City (New Jersey) man was deported as punishment for his role in a $3 million credit card fraud scheme where 14 people have been charged since 2015, Attorney General Gurbir Grewal announced.

Four defendants were sentenced in Union County Superior Court yesterday, but Hassan Shahbaz, 46, of Jersey City, was deported after pleading guilty to first-degree charges of conspiracy and money laundering, the AG’s office revealed. He faced a recommended sentence of eight years in prison, with three years of parole ineligibility, but he was deported prior to sentencing. Meanwhile, Aqeel Sheikh, 58, of Newark, was sentenced to… Hudson County View

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