A Raleigh man was charged Wednesday with having 203 counterfeit gift cards from various banks and having the equipment to emboss them and write data to them.
Police stopped Mark Jacques Greene, 26, of 1100 Hadley Road in Raleigh was arrested on South Saunders Street near Interstate 40 about 3 p.m., records showed.
Arrest warrants charged Greene with 10 counts of having five or more counterfeit instruments and totaled 203.
The warrants said the cards were made to look like they had been issued by various banks and were coded with stolen information about real people.
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Greene also had a machine to press names and numbers into the plastic and another that can read data from cards and write information onto their magnetic strips.
Green has a pending case in South Carolina stemming from a November 2014 arrest in Clarendon County.
A Wake County magistrate set Greene’s bail at $500,000. He was held for a first court appearance Thursday.