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Tuolumne County Residents Have Their Identity Stolen

A Sonora family is the victim of identity theft. Tuolumne County Sheriff´s Department reports that several checks have been fraudulently cashed in the victims name by the thief. One suspect, described as an short adult black male with greying hair was identified in a failed attempt to cash a stolen check in Los Angeles. He is still on the loose.

The suspect also opened up new accounts in the victim´s name at a Southern California Sears outlet. The total loss is approximately 12,700 dollars. The case is under investigation.