Local man sentenced in Las Vegas identity theft case
Anthony Woods and Derrick Williams (Nevada Department of Corrections Photos)
Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- 25-year-old Anthony Woods of Las Vegas has been sentenced for his part in a scheme to defraud numerous people and several local businesses.
Officials said he possessed and used personal information of nearly a dozen victims.
Woods was sentenced to 19-48 months in the Nevada Department of Corrections and ordered to pay $7,467 in restitution.
Woods, along with co-defendant Derrick Williams, were found in possession of credit card numbers, social security numbers and false identification cards of the numerous victims.
Investigation by the North Las Vegas Police Department in Aug. 2011 revealed that stolen identities of the victims had been used to rent an apartment, obtain payday loans and pay day-to-day living expenses.