Articles Tagged with identity theft

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https://www.briansilber.com/files/2017/09/David-J.-Miller-240x300.jpegDavid J. Miller of New York was indicted in federal court last week for allegedly stealing $3.6 million from the city of Miami Beach.

Miller, 45, faces 20 counts of bank fraud, one count of access device fraud, and one count of aggravated identity theft. He was arrested in Syracuse, New York on unrelated identity theft charges on May 31. Sources say he is going to be transferred to Florida for his arraignment. The press did not name an attorney for him.

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Frantz-Felisima-300x300Deputy Frantz Felisma of Boynton Beach, Florida was arrested on December 23 for allegedly providing an identity thief with personal information in exchange for $10,000 a month. Felisma, 42, faces charges for conspiracy to commit identity theft, access device fraud, aggravated identity theft, and access of a computer in furtherance of a fraud. He was ordered held without bond.

According to the criminal complaint, Felisma was named by Kesner Joaseus of Wellington. Joaseus, 47, is an alleged identity thief who pleaded guilty to federal charges in two cases last year after a search warrant sweep of his home turned up personal information of identity theft victims that he reportedly used to fraudulently open bank accounts and lines of credit.

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British-Mitchell-169x300Rap artist British Mitchell, better known by his stage name Brisco, was arrested on December 7 for his alleged involvement in a South Florida fraud ring that sold counterfeit money and committed identity theft. Mitchell, 34, has performed and recorded singles with prominent rappers like Rick Ross, DJ Khaled, and Lil Wayne. He is signed to the latter’s record label, Cash Money Records.

Investigators say Mitchell is purportedly linked to at least $200,000 worth of illegal activity. He faces eight federal charges that include identity theft, selling counterfeit money, and fraud. He was ordered held without bond by U.S. Magistrate Judge Lurana Snow because he has allegedly attempted to flee from authorities on more than one occasion in the past.

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