Harrisburg man charged with access device fraud and identity theft | USAO-MDPA


HARRISBURG – The United States Attorney’s Office for the Intermediate District of Pennsylvania announced today that Amisial Elveus, 31, of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, was indicted on February 23, 2022 by a federal grand jury for fraud in access devices and aggravated identity theft.

According to U.S. Attorney John C. Gurganus, the indictment alleges that between July 6, 2020 and November 6, 2020 or around that date, in the Central District of Pennsylvania, Elveus obtained and used the account number someone else’s credit card and got $1,000 or more. using one or more unauthorized access devices.

The case was investigated by the United States Secret Service and the Lower Paxton Township Police Department. Assistant United States Attorney Christian T. Haugsby is prosecuting the case.

The maximum penalty under federal law for the offenses charged is imprisonment for up to 12 years, up to three years of supervised release after imprisonment and a fine. A sentence following a finding of guilt is imposed by the judge after consideration of applicable federal sentencing laws and federal sentencing guidelines.

Indictments are only allegations. All accused persons are presumed innocent unless and until found guilty by a court.

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