Portland, Maine: United States Attorney Thomas E. Delahanty II announced that Manuel J. Arruda, 46, of Windham, Maine was sentenced Thursday in U.S. District Court by Judge Jon D. Levy to three months in prison and two years of supervised release for mail and access device fraud and identity theft. He was also ordered to pay $11,962.85 in restitution. Arruda pleaded guilty to the charges on February 20, 2015.
According to court documents, in March of 2012, the defendant applied on-line, over the Internet, for a Chase Bank Freedom credit card in the name of another person. In doing so, the defendant used the victim’s name, date of birth and Social Security number. He obtained the victims personal identifiers using his position as service manager at a car dealership in Portland when the victim brought his truck in for servicing.
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