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Miami woman had 371 counterfeit credit cards in luggage, police say

Rosalia Reyes-Machado, 20, found with phony cards while trying to fly to Denver

Police say Rosalia Reyes-Machado, 20, was arrested after she was found with 371 counterfeit credit cards in her luggage at Miami International Airport.
Police say Rosalia Reyes-Machado, 20, was arrested after she was found with 371 counterfeit credit cards in her luggage at Miami International Airport.

MIAMI – A 20-year-old Miami woman was arrested at Miami International Airport after she was found with hundreds of counterfeit credit cards in her luggage, according to a police report.

Rosalia Reyes-Machado was arrested Saturday after she tried to board an American Airlines flight to Denver with the counterfeit cards, Miami-Dade police said.

Transportation Security Administration officials noticed "various masses which were not consistent with a normal passenger bag" while her luggage was being X-rayed, the report said.

During a secondary hand inspection of her luggage, a TSA agent discovered 371 counterfeit credit cards, several of which were in her name, the report said.

A search of her wallet also uncovered two more counterfeit cards with her name on them, the report said.

Reyes-Machado was being held at the Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center on more than $375,000 bond.


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