Baltimore Man Convicted of Cyber Credit Card Fraud
General Douglas F. Gansler today announced that Glenard C. Blount,
35, formerly of the 5400 block of Cedella
Avenue in Baltimore, pled guilty to felony credit card fraud in
Baltimore City Circuit Court. The charges arose out of Blount’s
misuse of the personal information of dozens of unsuspecting consumers
in different states, including their credit cards. With the stolen
credit card information, he ordered thousands of dollars of DVDs
and other merchandise from NetFlix and SmartBargains, two online
In his plea today
before Judge Barry G. Williams, Blount admitted to using the
credit card information of both Maryland and out of
state residents to order 590 DVD’s from NetFlix - an online
movie rental company - and over $9,000 of clothing, electronics
and housewares from SmartBargains - an online liquidated merchandise
retailer. Blount ordered the items using various aliases over an
internet account he set up through Verizon using yet another alias.
Most of the items were delivered to his home on Cedella Avenue
in Baltimore while other items were shipped to various addresses
around the country which he controlled.
In making today’s announcement, Attorney General Gansler
thanked the US Postal Service inspectors and Assistant Attorney
General Carolyn Henneman
for their work on the case.