Two state motor vehicle clerks and two businessmen from Burlington County have been charged with stealing identities from government records and selling them for as little as $200.
Mercer County Prosecutor Joseph L. Bocchini, Jr. announced the arrests yesterday, saying the busts were the result of seven-month investigation at two New Jersey Motor Vehicles Commission offices in the city.
It is not clear whether Rivera and Semmon are accused of selling the information directly to Roberts or Sumo, but authorities confirmed that the four were involved in the same identity theft ring.
The probe showed that the state clerks allegedly provided the names, addresses, dates of birth and social security numbers of unsuspecting residents that they obtained through their employment.
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