GI man may face trial on 43 counts in credit card fraud case

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GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (KSNB) - A Grand Island man facing 43 felony counts in a credit card fraud case may now have to face trial.

The charges against 30-year-old Angel Martinez Coca include 1st degree forgery, criminal possession of financial transaction devices, shoplifting and aiding and abetting a felony.

Martinez Coca Monday waived an evidence hearing in Hall county court and was bound over to district court for possible trial. His next court date is February sixth.

These crimes are related to a series of fraudulent credit card transactions spanning from February to July of this year, many of which involved compromised accounts from the central Nebraska area.

Martinez Coca also had a warrant for his arrest from Sarpy County for Unauthorized Use of a Financial Transaction Device.

If convicted on all counts, Martinez Coca faces a possible sentence of over 100 years in prison.

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