Seven indicted for alleged credit card scam at restaurants


Federal authorities say they’ve indicted seven people for skimming credit card information from diners at Twin Cities restaurants.

The indictment unsealed in Minneapolis charges the group of seven Twin Cities people with bank fraud.

Federal authorities say from last August through December, the group was skimming account numbers off of the credit cards at various restaurants, and then transferring those numbers to fraudulent credit cards.

The U.S. Attorneys office said three restaurant workers were suspected of actually obtaining the credit card numbers which were used to make purchases elsewhere.

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