Last of 4 sentenced in Bossier City casino cash advance theft conspiracy

Last of 4 sentenced in Bossier City casino cash advance theft conspiracy

BOSSIER CITY, LA (KSLA) - Four men from Illinois were sentenced Thursday for their roles in a wire fraud conspiracy to steal tens of thousands of dollars using Bossier City casino ATMs.

According to the guilty pleas, 26-year-old Darus Sutton, 24-year-old Jamal Campbell, 24-year-old Jeremy Coleman, 27-year-old Nicholas Coleman and six other defendants visited the Horseshoe, Diamond Jacks and Harrah's Louisiana Downs casinos on July 3 and 4 of 2014.

They reportedly used counterfeit credit cards at ATMs inside the gaming areas to make cash advances. The cards displayed their names, but the account numbers belonged to people who had their credit card information stolen.

While at the casinos, they made 53 cash advances and more than $60,000.

Sutton of Chicago, Illinois was sentenced to 12 months and one day in prison with 18 months of supervised release.Jeremy Coleman of Harvey, Illinois was sentenced to 12 months and one day in prison with 3 years of supervised release. Nicholas Coleman of Harvey, Illinois was sentenced to 12 months and one day in prison with 3 years of supervised release.

Campbell of Maywood, Illinois was sentenced to 30 months in prison with 3 years of supervised release. He was additionally sentenced to a consecutive six-month sentence for one count of identity theft for a similar scheme in the Northern District of Indiana.

The other six defendants who previously pleaded guilty to the conspiracy count and have been sentenced are:

Charlie Nicholson, 25, of Melrose Park, Illinois was sentenced on February 12, 2016, to 22 months in prison with three years supervised release;

Ralphael Cassibery, 24, of Chicago, Illinois was sentenced on February 12, 2016, to 24 months in prison with three years supervised release;

Jeremiah J. Scott, 24, of Harvey, Illinois was sentenced on February 12, 2016, to 23 months in prison with three years supervised release;

Ray L. Holmes Jr., 28, of Harvey, Illinois was sentenced on February 19, 2016, to 30 months in prison with three years supervised release;

Tarnasha Harden, 35, of Harvey, Illinois was sentenced on February 19, 2016, to 18 months in prison with three years supervised release; and

Ashley Thomas, 26, of Harvey, Illinois was sentenced on February 19, 2016, to 12 months and one day in prison with three years supervised release.

All pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud and must pay $61,438.86 in restitution.

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