Baby Steps" in Los Angeles ends in multiple arrests with
cash and formula seizures.
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, FBI and Kroger ORC
team seized in excess of $500,000 in Enfamil formula and
over $750,000 in cash from this fencing operation. ORC teams
from Ralphs and Food 4 Less partnered with Los Angeles
Sheriff’s Department and the FBI for a 6 month ORC
investigation conducting reverse buys of pallets of formula.
FBI indicted 6 individuals and law enforcement executed 10
federal search warrants in 4 counties in the Los Angeles
area. Article submitted by Denny Dansak, Corporate Manager, ORC for
A Minnesota woman has 30 identities, and was on an
internet shopping spree every night.
The victim said the
bills and cards began arriving at his home early in June. He
said he received bills from companies including Montgomery
Ward, Midnight Velvet and Bargain Outlet, and that Amazon
Visa and West Elm credit cards had been opened in his name.
Among the items seized in the raid were the bedding, the
slow cooker, the wing chair and the cordless vacuum
purchased using the unauthorized credit cards; tablets of
Ritalin and Xanax and items commonly used to smoke
methamphetamine. Emily Jane Schlichter, 30, is charged with
identity theft, which carries a maximum penalty of 10 years
in prison and a $20,000 fine, and fifth-degree drug
possession and receiving stolen property, each of which has
a maximum penalty of five years in prison and a $10,000
fine. (Source patch.com)
4 in Minneapolis plead guilty to creating fake documents and
counterfeit checks used at retail stores to make expensive
purchases and then returned for cash.
In their plea agreements, the four individuals admitted to
being part of a large-scale identity theft ring responsible
for the theft of approximately $2 million from financial
institutions in no fewer than 14 states.
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