NYC D.A. indicts 13 in $3 million charge card 'skimming' scam

NEW YORK Manhattan District Attorney Robert Morgenthau on Friday disclosed the indictments of 13 people for alleged conspiracy in making more than $3 million in purchases through the fraudulent electronic "skimming" of customers' credit cards by waiters in Asian restaurants in the metropolitan New York area, Florida, New Hampshire, New Jersey and Connecticut.

The restaurants were not named, but Chinatown, Brooklyn, Westchester and Long Island were identified as

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