Troy Woman Indicted on Identity Theft Charges


By CBS-8 Reporter

A Troy woman is behind bars - charged with a massive case of identity theft.

Authorites say Angeline Austin is accused of stealing people's identities while employed at Troy Regional Medical Center.

They say she stole over 800 names, social security numbers and dates of birth, then sold them to a third party, who was then preparing fraudlent tax returns.

Authorities say Austin would receive $1500 for every 100 names she sold.

If convicted on all counts, she faces up to 32 years in prison.

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