Two men charged with credit card skimming ring

BURLINGTON, MA (WHDH) - The Middlesex District Attorney’s office, in collaboration with Burlington and Bedford Police, announced the arrest of two men charged with more than 40 counts of credit card skimming and fraud.

Officials say Antonio Testone, 30 of Italy, and Bogdan Ionut Bojur, 28 of Romania, were arraigned on Oct. 28.

Police allege that several branches of a local bank reported fraudulent activity. Bedford and Burlington Police say that photo stills and video surveillance confirmed that the two suspects were involved in all three incidents.

In total, more than 120 fraudulent cards, ATM PIN numbers, and more than $15,000 in cash was recovered from the two suspects.

Investigators believe other suspects are involved.

Testone was arraigned in Concord District Court and charged with one count of money laundering, one count of conspiracy, six counts of credit card forgery, two counts of card fraud over $250, six counts of possession of a blank credit card, and other charges. He was ordered held on $100,000 bail.

Bujor was arraigned in Woburn District Court and charged with 10 total counts of larceny, nine total counts of credit card fraud, money laundering, conspiracy, and other charges.

Police allege that Bojur was involved in two separate events – on Mall Road in Burlington and on Cambridge Street in Burlington. Bail was set at $250,000 for each incident.

 

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