NV: Nye County investigators uncover massive identity theft operation

Tiffany Murphy reports:

Nye County Sheriff’s detectives say at least 200 people were victims of a massive identity theft scam.

Detectives on Monday said it is the largest such investigation in department history. Investigators put in overtime working on Operation Super Lake, uncovering information about a burglary ring and ID theft operation.

So far, deputies have arrested nine of the 11 identified suspects. The other two remain at large.

Deputies said the operation involved mail theft, check forgery and cashing.

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