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Two men found with a credit card skimmer and dozens of credit card numbers and other fraudulent items at Miami International Airport are facing charges, authorities said.
Ricardo Oliveira, 30, and Victor Cantuario, 22, were arrested Wednesday on charges including trafficking in counterfeit credit cards, credit card forgery and organized scheme to defraud, according to Miami-Dade Police arrest reports.
The reports said Oliveira and Cantuario arrived at MIA on a flight from Portugal and were flagged by Customs and Border Patrol for a secondary screening.
When agents searched Oliveira, they discovered a card skimming device hidden inside a radio, along with a pin camera attached to parts from a bank ATM, the reports said. Agents found two memory disks and a flash drive, which contained more than 60 credit card numbers, the reports said.
Cantuario also had two credit cards that were re-encoded with other credit card numbers in his wallet, the reports said. A search of Oliveira’s suitcase also turned up seven gift cards that had been re-encoded with stolen credit card numbers, the reports said.
The men, who the reports say live in Boca Raton, were taken into custody and booked into jail. Attorney information wasn’t available.