Published Date Written by Staff ReportTerrell Campbell, 26, of Brooklyn, N.Y., was sentenced Tuesday in U.S. District Court by Judge George Z. Singal to one and a half years imprisonment to be followed by three years of supervised release for conspiracy to commit credit card fraud and credit card fraud, in relation to crimes committed in Maine, the U.S. Attorney's office reported.
Campbell also was ordered to pay $8,687.01 in restitution. Campbell pled guilty to the charge on April 20.
Court records reveal that in May of 2011, Campbell and two co-conspirators were stopped in their vehicle by the police and found to be in possession of approximately 160 counterfeit credit cards, the U.S. Attorney's office reported. The investigation revealed that counterfeit credit cards from the vehicle had been used to make purchases at several stores in South Portland and Scarborough, a press release stated.
The investigation was conducted by the U.S. Secret Service and the South Portland and Scarborough police departments.