12 Charged In $250M Cellphone Cloning Scheme

Law360, New York (February 1, 2012, 8:47 PM EST) -- Federal authorities have charged 12 people with conspiracy to commit wire fraud and aggravated identity theft for their alleged roles in a $250 million cellphone cloning scheme, according to a criminal complaint unsealed Wednesday in New York federal court.

From at least 2009 through September, the defendants — Miguel Jesurum, Saul Perez, Juegers Veloz, Sayra Veras, Ruben Dario Vasquez, Moises Rone, Victor Manuel Leon-Duran, Ariel De Los Santos, Carlos Rafael Jesurun Tejada, Rosmil Rosa, Joshua Payne and Raul Silverio — allegedly agreed to use confidential customer...
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