12 people were indicted Tuesday for installing credit card skimmers on gas pumps, stealing information from thousands.
The 26-count indictment indicates that the individuals conspired to install skimmers in five states including Ohio, Maryland, Colorado, and Utah between August 2014 and July 2017.
Skimmers were discovered on gas pumps in Rocky River, Solon, Stow, Hudson, Fairview Park, Medina, Cleveland, Canton, Cuyahoga Falls, Norton, Austintown and elsewhere, according to the indictment.
After installing the skimmers. the defendants copied the stolen information and created counterfeit credit cards.
The 12 people named in the indictment include:
Ranset Rodriguez, 40, of Miami
Yaniris Alfonso, 31, of Miami
Jose Manuel Iglesias, 51, of West New York, New Jersey.
Juan Carlos Banos, 58, of Parma, Ohio
Carlos Rodriguez Martinez, 42, of Aurora, Colorado
Lester Enrique Castaneda, 39, of Hialeah, Florida
Edelberto Hernandez, 46, of Kiowa, Colorado
Eddy Pimentel-Vila, 45, of Jersey City, New Jersey
Luis Enrique Jimenez Gonzales, 27, of Hialeah, Florida
Yonasky Rosa, 34, of Tampa
Yadian Quesada-Hernandez, 31, of Tampa
Alejandro Moises, 52, of Miami.
Carlos Rodriguez, Juan Carlos Banos, and Aljandro Moises remain at large.