3 men indicted of fraud, aggravated identity-theft charges


JACKSONVILLE, Fla. –

Two Texas men and a Florida man have been indicted on multiple counts of fraud and aggravated identity-theft charges, according to U.S. attorneys.

Joe Loving, 46, and John Humphreys, 41, of Conroe, Texas, have been indicted along with Paul Pennington Jr., 27, of Orange Park, with aggravated identity theft, bank fraud, false representation of a Social Security number, and manufacturing and passing counterfeit Federal Reserve notes, U.S. attorneys said.

In January 2015, Loving, Humphreys and Pennington obtained the personal identification information of various people from Texas and used the information to commit bank fraud in Florida. According to the indictment, the three also manufactured and passed counterfeit Federal Reserve notes throughout Clay County.

Each man faces up to 30 years in federal prison on the bank fraud charge, 20 years on the charges of manufacturing and passing counterfeit Federal Reserve notes, 5 years for false representation of a Social Security number, and a 2-year mandatory term of imprisonment for the aggravated identity-theft charge, according to U.S. attorneys.

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