TX: Man found with 20 pounds of stolen checks, mail

Lauren Lea reports:

Police busted a man inside a hotel room with about 20 pounds of stolen checks, personal mail, and numerous debit and credit cards.

35-year-old Steven Alcala is charged with fraudulent use or possession of identifying information. An officer discovered the stash after a hotel manager complained that Alcala hadn’t paid his bill. The police found Alcala with a woman inside the room along with a computer with check-making software and a printer and officers found more checks stashed in Alcala’s car.

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What’s the current conversion rate? How many identities do you think there are per pound of stolen checks?

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