Authorities have arrested a Hudson County man for allegedly masterminding an identity theft scheme that stole more than $200,000 from various banks throughout New Jersey and New York.
Prosecutors are charging that Jonathan Figueroa, 27, of Jersey City, recruited Aixa Rivera, 49, of Hoboken, and Lourdes Olivera, 38, of Waterbury, Connecticut, to help him orchestrate account takeover schemes at various JP Morgan Chase and Wells Fargo Bank branches.
According to the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office, Figueroa provided Rivera and Olivera with multiple fake identification documents such as driver’s licenses, which they “uttered” at various banks in the area to make illegal withdrawals from victims’ bank accounts. Read more at the Hoboken Patch....
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