(TRINIDAD GUARDIAN) — Eight men, including seven Venezuelans, were arrested by Fraud Squad officers in connection with a card-skimming ring in the Northern Division. They have appeared in court
The suspects; 23-year-old Jose Gregorio Medina Gonzales, a Trinidadian with dual Venezuelan citizenship; Ricardo Ramiro Garcia Paz, 25; Illam Bracko, 25; Douglas Alberto Gomez luzardo, 30; Charles Enrique Tarrealba Rodriguez, 32; Ender Nazare de Jesus Baptist Contreras, 35; Fernando Enrique Anzola Salas, 40; and Joaquin Javier Leal Villalobos, 41; were denied bail and remanded into custody after appearing in the Tunapuna Magistrates’ Court today.
Under the supervision of Senior Supt Deosaran, officers of the Fraud Squad’s ABM Task Force executed a comprehensive and strategic physical search of a three bedroom apartment along Bedassie Street, St. Augustine South, at 9:30 pm on September 17, 2019.
The search resulted in officers discovering:
One ASUS laptop;
Two HP laptops;
Gold and silver coloured cards bearing magnetic strips;
Three green coloured plastic items resembling that of an ATM Card slot covers and
Two black rectangular plastic objects bearing batteries;
Pinhole cameras with memory cards;