Impersonation; Theft of identity, N.J.S.A. 2c:21-17

Impersonation, Identity Theft, Theft of Identity, N.J.S.A. 2c:21-17, New Jersey, Atlantic County, Bergen County, Burlington County, Camden County, Cape May County, Cumberland County, Essex County, Gloucester County, Hudson County, Hunterdon County, Mercer County, Middlesex County, Monmouth County, Morris County, Ocean County, Passaic County, Salem County, Somerset County, Sussex County, Union County, Warren County, criminal defense, drunk driving, traffic ticket, juvenile, attorney, lawyerNEW BRUNSWICK—Hon. Dennis Nieves, J.S.C., recently sentenced a Sayreville couple for their involvement in an identity theft ring targeting mental health patients, per the news. The basic facts remind me of Pres. Barack Hussein Obama’s memorable statement, If you’ve got a business — you didn’t build that. Somebody else made that happen. For this couple, however, the admonition actually applies. Indeed, it is as if the couple took Pres. Obama’s words to heart. In the same speech, he said, there are some things we do better together. Acting together, the pair apparently stole thousands of dollars with the stolen identities through shopping sprees, trips, and food, per the news. The couple previously plead guilty to theft of identity and other related offenses. Keep on reading!