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Houston man pleads guilty to using fake credit cards at Louisiana casinos

(Source: MGN Online) (Source: MGN Online)
LOUISIANA (KPLC) - A Houston man pleaded guilty on Thursday to using counterfeit credit cards and other financial access devices at Louisiana casinos.

According to U.S. Attorney Stephanie Finley, 31-year-old Derick Demon Caples made his plea before U.S. District Judge Patricia Minaldi. He is charged with one count of use of counterfeit access devices.

"According to evidence presented at the guilty plea, Caples used counterfeit credit cards and other access devices starting in November 11, 2012, to secure cash advances totaling $14,505.05 at Louisiana casinos, such as the Isle of Capri, L'Auberge, Horseshoe, El Dorado and Harrah's Louisiana Downs," said Finley.

"These access devices included Green Dot Visa cards, 123 Rewards cards, Chase cards, Wells Fargo cards and Bank of America cards, among others," Finley added. "He presented false identifications with the credit cards to secure the cash advances.

Caples faces up to 10 years in prison with three years supervised release, a $250,000 fine and restitution. A sentencing for Caples is set for November 20.

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