Ca: Cops make major identity-theft bust
Allison Salz reports:
An investigation that recovered more than 150 stolen IDs has Edmonton police urging everyone to protect their information.[…]
“Credit cards, Alberta health care, social insurance cards, that kind of documentation, which was being used to produce fraudulent identification,” says Dehid. ”This is a solid example of some of the activity that we see but it’s on the higher level of what we’d get normally.”[…]
Leonard John MacDonnell, 44, is charged with possession of stolen property under $5,000, forgery of a document, possess identity intended for use to commit forgery, possess identity document belonging to another, possess identity information, breach of recognizance.
Denise Fehr, 41, is charged with 64 fraud-related charges including obtain/possess identity information. Richard Lauderdale, 38, and Deleen Howe, 28, are each charged with 58 fraud-related charges.
Read more in the Edmonton Sun.
Ah, but how/where did they obtain the identity information?