Picture credit - Camden County Sheriff's Office. Alfonso Jimenez-Cedeno, of Jacksonville, FL.

A man has been charged with 33 counts of felony charges related to financial fraud and identity theft after suspicious activity occurred at a Kingsland gas station.

Alfonso Jimenez Cedeno of Jacksonville, FL returned to the same Pilot gas station in Kingsland off Scrubby Bluff Road after employees noticed he returned eight times on Thursday with the same vehicle for diesel fuel.  The transactions totaled over $4,000.

Cedeno, who could not speak English according to the police report, used a skimmer to make the fraudulent transactions. According to the Kingsland police report, Cedeno told a police officer who spoke Spanish he purchased gift cards he knew included stolen financial information from other individuals and used them to purchase diesel fuel.

Cedeno also told police he had made several fraudulent transactions over the last several months in Camden County.

Cedeno was charged with 13 counts of identity fraud, 10 counts of financial card fraud, and 10 counts of criminal receipts of goods and services.

It is not known where the cards were obtained, according to police

Victims of Cedeno’s fraud have not been identified at this time.

Cedeno was read his Miranda rights in Spanish and is being held at the Camden County Jail awaiting a bond hearing.

People who feel that have been a victim of this criminal activity should call Kingsland Police Investigator Steven King at 729-8254.

 

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Jeremy Spencer
Jeremy Spencer grew up in rural South Georgia and has served as a healthcare provider, high school science teacher, school administrator, and state education official. Jeremy is currently the market and content manager for All on Georgia-Camden and Glynn Counties. Jeremy’s focus is local news, statewide education issues, and statewide political commentary for the All on Georgia News Network. Jeremy has served as an education policy analyst for local legislators and state education leaders as well as a campaign strategist for local and statewide political campaigns. Jeremy holds degrees in science and education from the University of Georgia, Piedmont College, and Valdosta State University. Jeremy has lived in Camden County for over 17 years.

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