NYC indicts 13 for $3M in card skimming at eateries

NEW YORK —Manhattan District Attorney Robert Morgenthau has disclosed the indictments of 13 people for alleged conspiracy in making more than $3 million in illicit purchases through the fraudulent electronic “skimming” of customers’ credit cards.

The fraud involved waiters in Asian restaurants in the metropolitan New York area and Florida, New Hampshire, New Jersey and Connecticut. The restaurants were not named, but Chinatown, Brooklyn, Westchester and Long

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