GI man set for March trial on 43 counts of credit card fraud

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GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (KSNB) - A Grand Island man facing 43 felony counts in a credit card fraud case is going on trial next month.

The charges against 30-year-old Angel Martinez Coca include 1st degree forgery, criminal possession of financial transaction devices, shoplifting and aiding and abetting a felony.

Martinez Coca pleaded not guilty to all counts Thursday in Hall county district court. A judge scheduled a trial in the case for March 22nd.

These crimes are related to a series of fraudulent credit card transactions spanning from February to July of this year, many of which involved compromised accounts from the central Nebraska area.

Martinez Coca also had a warrant for his arrest from Sarpy County for Unauthorized Use of a Financial Transaction Device.

If convicted on all counts, Martinez Coca faces a possible sentence of over 100 years in prison.

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