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Man sentenced for skimming credit card numbers
ALBANY -- 27-year-old Heng Li was sentenced to 2 1/3 to 7 years in State Prison for skimming credit card numbers.
Li was arrested in August at the Golden Town Buffet on Route 9W when Bethlehem Police, US Secret Service, Homeland Security, and New York State Police executed a search warrant. It was determined that Li had used a credit card skimmer to get personal information from 39 credit card numbers.
Li pleaded guilty to one count of Criminal Possession of a Forged Instrument in the Second Degree and one count of Scheme to Defraud in the First Degree.
When he was arrested, Li was under an active deportation order, and also had a forged Michigan driver's license.