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‘Father of Identity Theft’ Convicted on 13 Federal Counts

by Dark Reading Staff, Dark Reading

James Jackson, a 58-year-old Memphis resident, used the identities of deceased individuals to steal money from banks and the estates of the dead.

James Jackson, the self-proclaimed “Father of Identity Theft,” has been convicted of 13 counts of mail fraud, aggravated identity theft, access device fraud, and theft of mail. He now faces up to 30 years in prison at his December 13 sentencing.

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