Former Georgia deputy sentenced in identity theft plot

Phil W. Hudson reports:

Sean Lydell Street, 39, a former Richmond County, Ga., Deputy Sheriff, was sentenced Aug. 12 to two years in prison for stealing personal identification information to be used as part of a fraudulent tax refund scheme.

Street worked for the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office from 2007 through 2012 and during the last part of 2011 and the first part of 2012, he used the personal identification information of more than 100 people, which he got through his work as a law enforcement officer, to create a list containing the name, birthdate, and social security number of each person, the Federal Bureau of Investigation said.

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