According to a June 5, 2015 Associated Press article, infamous identity thief William Street Jr., 64, found himself in federal court after stealing identity documents of a William Benn Stratton.
Stratton, a former Green Beret and vice president at ClearShark, a technology company in Maryland, couldn’t believe his identity had been stolen. He was reported to be “speechless” after learning about the charges.
Yes, Identity Theft Can Happen to Just About Anyone
Street is a long-time identity thief, having been charged and convicted over two dozen times. He allegedly conned the Detroit Tigers into letting him try out nearly thirty years ago, and was the subject of the 1990 film “Chameleon Street.”
Identity thieves are persistent, and they do not stop stealing your information. This story illustrates that point clearly. After two dozen convictions and a career of identity theft crime stretching back thirty years, Mr. Street (if that’s his real name!) continues to ruin people’s lives and destroy their reputations.
You Certainly Can’t Wait or Hesitate
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