GA: Former Columbus car salesman makes court appearance on ID theft charges
Jenyne Donaldson reports:
A Columbus man appeared in Recorder’s court Wednesday, facing several counts of identify fraud and a parole violation.
Police searched Frederick Williams’ home and found he had the names of at least 150 people including their social security numbers, birth dates, credit card information with security codes even their credit scores.
In court, a Columbus Financial Crimes Investigator testified, they’d identified a company where Williams worked and took sensitive information. He also said Williams was convicted in 2012 of identity fraud and forgery. He was given parole in January 2015.
Michael Ellison, Director of Sales for Columbus-based Receivable Management Group, testified and said there was no reason for Williams to take that information.
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