FL: Former corrections officer pleads guilty to wire fraud, identity theft

TBO has an update on a breach previously reported on this blog:

A state corrections officer accused of using inmates’ identities to file fraudulent tax returns pleaded guilty Wednesday to wire fraud and aggravated identity theft.

Jerry St. Fleur, 26, of Zephyrhills, faces a maximum penalty of 20 years in federal prison, the U.S. Attorney’s Office said. A sentencing date has not yet been set.

According to an indictment, St. Fleur worked at the Zephyrhills Correctional Institution, where he used his job to obtain names, dates of birth and Social Security numbers of current and former inmates without their knowledge.

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