Former eastern Jackson County car dealer sentenced in $1.1 million fraudulent loan case

Brian Burnes reports the sentencing of the owner of Edge Auto Sales, who misused his customers’ information.

A former Kansas City-area used car dealer behind one of the largest identify theft cases ever prosecuted in a Missouri court was sentenced Thursday to 15 years in prison.

Terry Lee Morrow Jr. used his customers’ names, birth dates and Social Security numbers, along with fake addresses and other details he made up, to obtain more than $1.1 million in fraudulent car loans involving dozens of victims, authorities said.

Read more on Kansas City Star. Both this report and one by KCTV note the problems victims experienced as a result of his ID theft.

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