In Plano, Texas, a North Carolina man has been indicted on fraud charges. A federal grand jury in the Eastern District of Texas voted to charge him with wire fraud and three counts of aggravated identity theft. He was arrested when he arrived in McKinney, Texas, to pick up a check from one of the victims. The 27-year-old man will remain in federal custody while he awaits the pending trial.
A Texas man who was accused of setting up accounts with TXU Energy using stolen Social Security numbers was sentenced to federal prison after he was convicted for a utility fraud scheme on July 2. Additionally, he was also required to pay restitution in the amount of $110,344 to the energy company.