Wheeling, WV - Florida man admits to defrauding bank customers
Roger Ernesto Ballester Caser, of Hialeah, Florida, admitted to using others’ bank information and personal identification numbers to make purchases.
Caser, age 26, pled guilty to one count of “Access Device Fraud – Use of Unauthorized Access Device.” Caser admitted to using Main Street Bank of Wheeling’s customer banking information and PINs to make purchases totaling at least $1,000 in Ohio and Marshall Counties in March 2018.
The government is also seeking a money judgement of at least $13,600.
Caser is facing up to 10 years incarceration and a fine of up to $250,000. Under the Federal Sentencing Guidelines, the actual sentence imposed will be based upon the seriousness of the offenses and the prior criminal history, if any, of the defendant.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Ohio County Sheriff’s Office, the Wheeling Police Department, and the Moundsville Police Department investigated.
ATTEMPTS TO COMMIT AN OFFENSE
PRODUCES/TRAFFICS IN COUNTERFEIT DEVICE
Outcome: Proceedings held before Senior Judge Frederick P. Stamp, Jr:. Change of Plea Hearing held on 2/13/2019. Plea entered by Roger Ernesto Ballester Caser (1) Guilty Count 2. PSR ordered. Surety Bond to continue. (Court Reporter Cindy Knecht.) (soa) (Entered: 02/13/2019)