Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Inmate ID Theft by Corrections Officer

Florida is known for rampant identity theft and tax fraud schemes and the situation is not helped when some of the bad guys are part of law enforcement.

A former Florida state corrections officer pleaded guilty to access device fraud and identity theft. He used his official position to access inmates' personal information such as social security numbers and birth dates, which he then sold, knowing it would be used for tax fraud.

"A former state corrections officer pleaded guilty to stealing hundreds of prison inmates’ identities."
- Office of Inadequate Security
It seems the identity thefts were discovered as part of an FBI investigation, not by the corrections department.

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(a) Former corrections officer admits stealing South Florida inmate IDs -, 05/07/2013

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