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AG Brnovich Announces Indictment in Credit Card Scheme Targeting Dead Credit Card Holders

For Immediate Release: February 14, 2017
Contact: Mia Garcia (602) 339-5895 or Mia.Garcia@azag.gov

 

AG Brnovich Announces Indictment in Credit Card Scheme Targeting Dead Credit Card Holders

PHOENIX – Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced a State Grand Jury indicted Jason Siebert-Thomas and Daylon G. Pierce for their alleged involvement in a credit card scheme targeting deceased credit card holders. Nine victims in Arizona have been identified, however the investigation continues.

From August 2016 to January 2017, a Tempe Police investigation revealed Jason Siebert-Thomas and Daylon Pierce allegedly used victims' personal information to obtain duplicate credit cards and make thousands of dollars in fraudulent purchases from luxury stores and hotels. Police arrested Siebert-Thomas at his home on January 12, 2017. Shortly thereafter, investigators also determined Pierce was involved in the large scale credit card fraud scheme.

Siebert-Thomas is currently facing 14 felony counts:

  • Two Counts of Fraudulent Schemes and Artifices, Class 2 Felonies
  • Five Counts of Aggravated Taking the Identity of Another, Class 3 Felonies
  • One Count of Conspiracy, a Class 2 Felony
  • Four Counts of Taking the Identity of Another, Class 4 Felonies
  • One Count of Forgery, a Class 4 Felony
  • One Count of Failure to Update Registration As a Sex Offender, a Class 4 Felony

Pierce is currently facing 3 felony counts:

  • One Count of Fraudulent Schemes and Artifices, a Class 2 Felony
  • One Count of Aggravated Taking the Identity of Another, Class 3 Felony
  • One Count of Conspiracy, a Class 2 Felony

The Tempe Police Department is investigating this case.

Assistant Attorney General Scott Blake is prosecuting this case. Anyone with information on this case is urged to contact the Arizona Attorney General's Office at 602-542-4973.

All defendants are presumed innocent until convicted in a court of law.

For a copy of the indictment, CLICK HERE.


Jason Siebert-Thomas Mugshot (Pictured above)


Daylon Pierce Mugshot (Pictured above)