By Ann Brown
This is one identity thief who was going full out. An Atlanta woman stole the identity of an NBA player and tried to apply for a $2.5 million loan.
Annie Ford, 51, pleaded guilty in US District Court in New Jersey to one count of wire fraud and one count of aggravated identity theft. According to NJ US Attorney Craig Carpenito’s office in a statement, the woman faces at least 20 years in prison.
“In October and November 2013, Ford made fraudulent documents using the name of the victim, who at the time was a professional basketball player and a New Jersey resident, according to the indictment. The NBA player was not named in the indictment,” CNN reported.
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Ford went as far as forging the baller’s signature on various documents used in the loan application.
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