Two Romanian Residents Sentenced For Identity Theft Scheme
Two residents of Romania, located in Eastern Europe are sentenced to federal prison for an identity theft case that unraveled in East Tennessee. 35 year old Rancu Ionut and 30 year old Andrei Razvan Pusculau were each sentenced to three years in prison for stealing money by using counterfeit access devices that were linked to bank accounts at various financial institutions around the country in June of 2019. Both men were arrested by Bristol Police at a local bank trying to use the fraudulent access devices. A search of the vehicle the two drove from Atlanta in turned up more than eight thousand dollars in cash. Following their three year prison sentence, the two men will be on three years supervised probation. The investigation was conducted by the Bristol Tennessee Police Department and the United States Secret Service.