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Fraudster Sentenced to 4 Years in Prison for Credit Card Fraud to Buy Theme Park Tickets

A Georgia man was sentenced to four years in federal prison for committing credit card fraud and identity theft while visiting Orlando in 2018.

Prosecutors said Melvin Mack Gatlin was ordered to forfeit the computer and credit card encoder he used. Court documents show Gatlin used a fake driver license and a counterfeit credit card to check into a resort hotel, and used a fake driver’s license and a counterfeit credit card to buy 11 theme park tickets, according to prosecutors.

The next day, prosecutors said he purchased 11 more theme park tickets using a fake driver’s license and a counterfeit credit card. Investigators said Gatlin was arrested and admitted he obtained fake credit cards and stolen account numbers online. Gatlin pleaded guilty. Court documents show…. Click Orlando

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