AUBURN -The Auburn police Department are investigating an identity fraud case that may have nationwide implications.
An investigation by police in Auburn on Saturday, April 8, led to the arrest of three people from New York who allegedly attempted to open a credit line at Macy’s with a driver’s license using a stolen identity. A 25-year-old man and two women, 35-years-old and 26-years old, were arrested on charges of:
- Larceny over $1,200;
- Identity Fraud;
- Organized Retail Theft;
- Improper use of a Credit Card; and
Police announced on Thursday that the case has expanded.
Auburn Police say they acquired a search warrant for the vehicle the three travelled in and discovered 80 false identifications and several bags of property purchased using stolen credit card information. The victim of these stolen identities reside from numerous locations in the United States.
Police say additional charges may be filed in the case.
The names of those arrested were not released by police.