As a follow-up to a case previously covered on this site, WRAL now reports:
A Durham woman was sentenced Thursday to prison after pleading guilty to using the personal information of city employees to obtain credit cards and purchase items online and by phone.
Alexis Faison, 27, of 1028 Slateworth Drive, pleaded guilty to 39 counts of identity theft, 36 counts of financial transaction card theft, 25 counts of identity theft of three or more persons, 12 counts of obtaining property by false pretense, four counts of accessing computers to defraud, three counts of possessing counterfeit instruments and one count of conspiracy to commit identity theft against three or more persons.
Superior Court Judge Ronald Stephens sentenced her to 15 to 18 months in prison and ordered her to pay $8,235 in restitution to the city of Durham.
Floyd McSwain, 24, of Amber Ridge Lane in Raleigh, still faces 72 counts of identity theft and 18 counts of trafficking in stolen identities in the case. Police said his activities involved more than 200 victims.
Read more on WRAL.