GI man sentenced in 2017 credit card fraud case

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GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (KSNB) - A Grand Island man is getting jail and probation in connection with a credit card fraud case dating back to 2017.

Angel Martinez Coca, 32, was arrested in July 2017 after he was suspected of stealing credit cards from at least 12 people. He was originally charged with over 40 counts of forgery, criminal possession of financial transaction devices, shoplifting and aiding and abetting a felony.

The crimes were related to a series of fraudulent credit card transactions spanning from February to July of 2017, many of which involved compromised accounts from the central Nebraska area.

Martinez Coca pleaded no contest to five counts of felony forgery in a plea arrangement. This week a judge sentenced him to one year in jail and five years probation..

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