Man pleads guilty in scheme that took millions from military members

Fox5 reports:

A San Diego man has pleaded guilty to his role in a scheme that took millions of dollars from U.S. servicemembers by utilizing stolen identity information, the Department of Justice said Friday.

Trorice Crawford, 32, entered his plea Thursday to one count of conspiracy to launder monetary instruments and faces up to 20 years in federal prison for his part in facilitating the thefts of funds from thousands of military members’ bank accounts. Crawford’s sentencing is slated for March 5 in a Texas courtroom.

The scheme began when co-defendant Frederick Brown, 38, of Las Vegas, was working as a civilian medical records administrator at a U.S. Army installation in South Korea.

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