Niagara County Sheriff’s office obtains warrants for 3 men charged with stealing credit card information

LOCKPORT, N.Y. (WIVB) — On the first day of February, the Niagara County Sheriff’s office announced that several warrants had been obtained for men allegedly involved in recent credit card skimming.

Skimmers, which are small devices, can be installed on gas pumps, self-checkout devices or ATMs. The devices scan and store credit card data.

Florida residents Yordani Ramirez-Salgado, 27, Ernesto Alvarez-Santos, 20, and Abel Garcia-Fernandez, 31, were previously arrested by New York State Police and accused of stealing credit card information. They were jailed in Orleans County.

MORE | Details of their arrest and the charges they face can be found here.

The Niagara County Sheriff’s office says they will be charged with grand larceny, identity theft, forgery and criminal possession of a forged instrument. The three were accused of other crimes when they were arrested by State Police. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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