Man accused of opening credit cards with forged IDs

July 10, 2012 7:18:45 AM PDT
A man is under arrest for allegedly opening department store credit card accounts on Long Island using forged New York State driver's licenses.

Nassau County police say Marco LaPlace of Brooklyn was nabbed after a supervisor at Kohl's department store in Valley Street recognized the suspect. They say LaPlace was in possession of three New York State driver's licenses when he was arrested Monday.

Police say LaPlace opened fraudulent credit card accounts at the store on May 15, May 16 and June 18 by producing the victims' names, addresses and social security numbers.

LaPlace was charged with forgery, possession of a forged instrument and identity theft.

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