Opelousas Man Sentenced in International Fraud Scheme

class=”alignleft wp-image-39157″ src=”http://klax-tv.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/prisonbars.jpg” alt=”prisonbars” width=”236″ height=”177″ />A federal judge in Lafayette sentences an Opelousas man in an international scheme to defraud banks and victims. 49-year-old Nelson Durald is sentenced to a year and 11 months in prison for his part in what is described as a secret shopper program.

Federal prosecutors say he defrauded victims of almost 250-thousand dollars. He has been ordered to pay restitution.

KLAX ABC 31 News 9/11/14