DA Announces Bust of Brooklyn-Based Identity Theft, Check Forgery Ring

Authorities announced the bust of a Brooklyn-based identity theft ring that stole personal information of customers at various banks, using it to create and cash fake checks.

In one case a bank worker was even involved in the scheme, according to the DA.

Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance said 28 people were indicted Wednesday in “Operation White Rover.”

The accused identity thieves, mostly in their early 20s and living in Brooklyn, stole personal information of customers at banks in Manhattan and Brooklyn.

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