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Brooklyn woman pleads guilty to identity theft


ALBANY, N.Y. – A Brooklyn woman plead guilty Wednesday to charges including device fraud and aggravated identity theft.

Jamese Williams, 29, pled builty to the charges of Conspiracy to Commit Access Device Fraud, Access Device Fraud and Aggravated Identity Theft.

Williams faces a two-year mandatory minimum sentence on the Aggravated Identity Theft Charge, up to ten years of prison on the Access Device Fraud charge and up to five years on the Conspiracy Charge. She also faces a fine of up to $250,000 on each charge.

In a plea agreement, Williams admitted that from October 2012 through January 2013, she and her co-conspirators used hundreds of counterfeit credit cards bearing stolen account numbers to purchase gift cards at Price Chopper grocery stores throughout New York, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Connecticut.

Williams admitted she should be held accountable for transactions of $548,381.

She is scheduled to be sentenced on August 6.

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