California man caught with 300,000 identities
Nov 1, 2011 - "A Southern California man was convicted of identity theft after authorities discovered he had obtained more than 300,000 personal profiles. While not the most authorities have seen, it's a large cache of personal information, said Assistant U.S. Attorney Andrew Brown. Robert Delgado Jr., 40, of Monterey Park was sentenced last week to eight years in prison and five years of supervised release for identify theft after authorities found an external hard drive containing individual profiles that included names, addresses, dates of birth and Social Security numbers...."
Orange County Man Found Guilty of Using Credit Cards Stolen from Victims in the Vietnamese Community to Purchase Goods
Nov 1, 2011 - "A resident of Costa Mesa has been convicted of identity theft and other federal offenses some of which were committed while he was free on bail in a state case for his role in a credit card fraud scheme that targeted members of the Southlands Vietnamese community. Hung Van Tieu, 62, was found guilty Thursday afternoon of conspiracy, two counts of credit card fraud and aggravated identity theft by a federal jury. As a result of the verdicts, Tieu faces a mandatory minimum sentence of two years and a statutory maximum sentence of 32 years in federal prison...."
Clarksville bank cashier to plead guilty of embezzlement, identity theft
Nov 1, 2011 - "A former cashier at Iowa State Bank in Clarksville will plead -guilty- Friday to embezzling $6 million over the past two decades, court records show. George T. Powers, 48, has been charged with stealing the money between 1991 and 2010. He is scheduled to be arraigned and plead guilty on Friday in Cedar Rapids...."
Woman faces 30 years, $1M fine in bank fraud case
Nov. 02, 2011 - "An Alorton woman pleaded guilty to federal charges of bank fraud, aggravated identity theft and misuse of a Social Security number. Roshelia Ann Charles, 36, on Monday pleaded to the charges in the U.S. District Court of the Southern District of Illinois in East St. Louis. Charles admitted using another person's identity to open a bank checking account and withdrawing funds from that account based on the deposit of fraudulent checks, according to Stephen R. Wigginton, the U.S. attorney for the Southern District of Illinois... Bank fraud carries a maximum sentence of 30 years in prison and a $1 million fine. Misuse of a Social Security number carries a maximum sentence of five years in prison and a $250,000 fine. Aggravated identity theft carries a mandatory two year prison sentence, which must be served after the sentence served for the bank fraud charge. Sentencing is scheduled for Jan. 30..."
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