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He Bought $27K in Jewelry — and How He Did It Will Tick You Off

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He’s been sentenced to two years behind bars.

A judge has issued a two-year prison sentence to a man who used fake military IDs to get $27,000 in credit to buy jewelry. Shope Oluwo of New Jersey had in April admitted to committing aggravated identity theft, NJ.com reports. Prosecutors said Oluwo in May 2014 bought items at three jewelry stores in Chesterfield, MO. The photograph on the identification he showed at the stores was his own. But the information was that of U.S. military personnel — servicemen who were strangers to Oluwo and had not given him permission to use their IDs, much less start credit lines, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Missouri.


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