CO: Leader of ID theft ring sentenced
The leader of a mail- and identity-theft ring has been sentenced to more than 13 years in federal prison, the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Denver said today.
Prosecutors said Ronald Richard Creighton, 37, of Colorado Springs, and his accomplices stole mail after breaking into mailboxes in large apartment complexes in Denver and Colorado Springs.
They had more than 4,000 victims, often using sophisticated computers and printers for create fake IDs and counterfeited checks using the stolen mail.
Read more in the Denver Post.