MN: Third defendant sentenced in ID theft ring using state employees’ info

WCCO reports:

A 32-year-old St. Paul woman has been sentenced to prison for her role in a wide-ranging identity theft ring.

In Ramsey County District Court Thursday morning, Shauntell Burg was sentenced to 88 months – over seven years — in prison. She pleaded guilty in October 2013 to one count of identity theft.

Burg and three other women were arrested after a string of ID thefts that targeted retired state employees.

Read more on CBS Minnesota. Previous coverage of this case on this blog linked from here. One of the defendants worked for the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry, and that’s where the employee data came from.

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