Man gets 15 years for leading ID-theft ring
Adam Lynn reports:
Convicted identity thief Larry Alan Hayes asked a judge for a second chance.
What Hayes really wanted was an eighth one, and Pierce County Superior Court pro-tem Judge Eric Schmidt wasn’t inclined to give it to him.[…]
A jury in June convicted the 41-year-old man of leading organized crime, six counts of identity theft, six counts of possession of stolen property and two counts of possessing a stolen vehicle, according to court records.
Authorities contended Hayes helped orchestrate the theft of 800 credit card receipts from a storage unit rented by a hair salon chain. He and others then used some of those receipts to make fake credit cards they used to buy or rent merchandise in Washington, Idaho and Oregon.
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