Help Catch an Identity Thief
Want to contribute in an active identity
theft man hunt? Join in on this identity theft
"reality" episode to help out law enforcement
track down a criminal victimizing a Hurricane
The identity thief, caught on tape by a Lowe's
retail store surveillance camera, appears below.
Thisidentity thief, since July 11, has charged
more than $40,000 worth of goods at more than
15 stores across North Carolina.
The identity thief, evidently, has been using
the stolen identity of a New Orlean's area man
who was displaced a year ago by the devastating
But the Louisiana man has learned he's being
ravaged again not by Mother Nature but by
an unscrupulous identity thief on a spending
spree. Some of the items purchased by this
shameless identity thief included:
- Two lawn mowers
- A Diamond ring
In only a month and a half, this identity thief
has managed to scam the following stores:
- Radio Shack
- Zales Jewelry
Raleigh - Durham, Cary, Chapel Hill communities.
So, our tip for today is to help assist law
enforcement with any information you
might have to take a shameless
identity thief off the streets.
The Smithfield police ask that anyone who
can help identify the man in the Lowe's
surveillance photo call 934-2121.