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16 indicted in north Texas ID theft, bank scam


Associated Press - (Texas) Sixteen people were indicted September 11 for allegedly operating an identity theft and check fraud scheme in the north Texas and Dallas-Fort Worth areas that caused over $1.3 million in bank losses. The alleged ring would break into vehicles to obtain victims' personal information and checks, cashed stolen checks at drive-thru bank lanes, and used stolen license plates to disguise their vehicles.


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Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:21:41