Three Family Members Arrested For Aggravated Identity Theft, Forgery And Mortgage Fraud
Thursday, September 22, 2011 -
The three were able to obtain a fictitious identity from a source in Puerto Rico and subsequently obtained legitimate driver’s licenses in Arizona. The suspects also acquired numerous lines of credit using the fake names to include the current home’s mortgage. The investigation revealed that the youngest, Francis Castro, currently resides in the United States legally on a VISA and the other two currently are in the United States illegally. The investigation is currently on-going and several interviews are pending.
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