Two men have been sentenced to prison for their roles in a skimming scheme involving gas pumps at stations around the US. The scheme began to unravel when a convenience store clerk in California noticed a skimming device inside one of the store's gas pumps. Authorities were notified, and they placed a clone inside the pump and waited for the crooks to return and retrieve the device. David Karapetyan and Zhirayr Zamanyan were arrested and charged with felonies. Karapetyan received a seven year sentence, while Zamanyan received a five year sentence. Two additional accomplices, Edwin Hamazaspyan and Naum Mints, are scheduled to appear in court in February.

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