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Florida woman, 31, ‘who ran a sophisticated international identity theft ring from a series of motel rooms is arrested – Nicole Siroky was operating a “fraud lab” complete with ‘credit card making machines, stolen IDs and hundreds of fake cards,’ police said

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Nicole Siroky was booked in Daytona Beach on Tuesday, following the conclusion of a 10-month long investigation into the purported scheme

Police said she ‘ran a sophisticated international identity theft ring from a series of Florida motel rooms’

Siroky, 31, was arrested after police discovered a “fraud lab” complete with, stolen personal information of potential victims, credit card making machines and hundreds of counterfeit credit cards’

The identity theft and wire fraud ring purchased stolen identities on the dark web, in turn used to commit fraud

In total, authorities claim Siroky has victimized more than 28 business throughout the country, as well as 68 people throughout the US and Canada

Authorities still say they’re on the hunt for two of Siroky’s acquaintances – Tiffany O’Reilly, 32, and Timothy Hooper, 53 – who were also involved in the scheme

Police discovered several motel rooms associated with Siroky soon after and filed several search warrants to investigate further 

She’s accused of attempting to defraud more than $20,000, fraudulently using the personal information of 30 or more people

She allegedly, was in unlawful possession of personal information of five or more people, trafficking counterfeit credit cards and possession of credit-card-making equipment

Siroky was booked on Tuesday on grand theft charges and is currently being held on a $1 million bail bond

A woman in Daytona Beach has been jailed after authorities say she ran a sophisticated ‘fraud lab’ out of several beachside hotel rooms in Florida, allegedly scamming more than 100 people and businesses across the US and Canada.
Nicole Siroky was finally arrested Tuesday, at the conclusion of a 10-month long investigation into the purported fraud scheme.


Siroky, 31, is accused of attempting to defraud more than $20,000, fraudulently using the personal information of 30 or more people, unlawful possession of personal information of five or more people, trafficking counterfeit credit cards and possession of credit-card-making equipment.
In total, authorities claim Siroky has victimized more than 28 business throughout the country, as well as 68 people in the US and Canada.
‘It’s a terrible crime. It’s not glamorous… it hits every one of us in our pocketbooks because every one of these identity thefts is costing credit card companies and they’re charging us,’ said Chief Stephan Dembinsky, Daytona Beach Shores Public Safety Director.

Police started the investigating Siroky who was later located at the Atlantic Cover Motel in Ormond Beach. She was arrested on grand theft charges.


Police discovered several motel rooms associated with Siroky soon after and filed several Investigations police said,  uncovered a ‘fraud lab’ filled with credit card making equipment, personal identifying information, electronic devices and ‘hundreds of counterfeit credit cards’.
‘The credit card will have a name that they can show they have an ID, but the code on the back is different. It’s the person who got their identity stolen,’ Dembinsky clarified.
Two stolen guns were also recovered in the searches, along with heroin and other narcotic paraphernalia.

Nicole Siroky 2Police first began investigating Siroky in September 2018 after a member of management of the Perry’s Ocean Edge Resort reported suspected fraudulent activity in a guest’s room
Tiffany O’Reilly, [left], and Timothy Hooper, [right] 1Two of Siroky’s acquaintances,Tiffany O’Reilly, 32, [eft] and Timothy Hooper, 53, [right], believed to have been co-masterminds of the operation are being hunted by police

Detectives say the trio booked hotel rooms using the fraudulent credit cards, used the room as a hub for conducting ‘illegal practices’ and often ‘sublet’ the rooms to other people.
‘They’re not making a million dollars doing this, but it’s an easy way to live on the beach and support their [lifestyle],’ Dembinsky added.
Siroky was booked on Tuesday on grand theft charges and is currently being held on a $1 million bail bond – a ‘pretty gratifying amount’, Dembinsky said.

Nicole’s sister, Danielle Luck, told Click Orlando she believes Siroky is innocent.
‘That’s not Nicole. Nicole wouldn’t do that,’ Luck said. ‘They set my sister up. She’s not guilty of none of that. None of it.’
Police are continuing to investigate the case, which could lead to more charges and a longer list of victims, according to the department.
Anyone with information on the whereabouts of O’Reilly and Hooper is urged to call the Department of Public Safety’s Criminal Investigations Division at 386-763-5347 or Crime Stoppers at 888-277-8477 (TIPS)

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