17 charged in massive ID theft bust

Friday, 9 November 2007, 2:31 PM EST

The operators of a New York business have been charged with running a massive identity-theft and money-laundering operation that raked in more than $35 million over a four-year period.

In total, 17 people have been indicted in the investigation, which centered on a company called Western Express International Inc. The charges were announced Wednesday by Manhattan District Attorney, following a two-year investigation by the Morgenthau's office and the U.S. Secret Service. The suspects facing as much as 25 years each in prison if convicted.

At Computerworld.

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