Los Angeles Woman Arrested in Massive Identity Theft Scam

A 34-year-old woman was being held on $1.2 million bail in connection with a massive identity theft operation in Los Angeles.

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Reon Jordan was arrested on suspicion of identity theft. (Credit: L.A. County Sheriff’s Dept.)

Reon Jordan was arrested at her home and booked on suspicion of grand theft, burglary and unauthorized use of personal identifying information, according to a news release from Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

Jordan’s arrest followed a nearly nine-month investigation by detectives of the department’s Community College Bureau, the release stated.

At the time of her arrest, detectives said the Los Angeles woman was in possession of several hundred identity profiles of unsuspecting potential victims.

To date, 23 victims had been identified, but detectives believed there were others, the release stated.

Anyone with information was urged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Community College Bureau at 323-669-7555.

If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call “Crime Stoppers” by dialing 800-222-TIPS (8477), or texting the letters TIPLA plus your tip to CRIMES (274637), or by using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org.

Article source: http://ktla.com/2014/03/04/los-angeles-woman-arrested-in-massive-identity-theft-scam/

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