2 Dayton residents convicted of identity, financial fraud – WHIO TV 7 and WHIO Radio

DAYTON – Two Dayton residents have been sentenced to prison terms by a district court in the United States for conspiring to steal checks, credit cards, debit cards, bank account information and money. social security numbers.

Myrtle Lynn “Mi Mi” Jackson, 38, was sentenced in federal court to 48 months in prison on Tuesday, and Joshua Dylan “Jo Jo” Chapman, 29, was sentenced on December 6 to 60 months in prison, according to the US attorney. Southern Ohio District Office.

They each pleaded guilty in August 2021.

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According to court documents, Jackson and Chapman stole personal information of victims from occupied and unoccupied homes, vehicles and mailboxes.

They then used credit cards, debit cards, and stolen checks to illegally acquire money, drugs, and other goods and services.

The duo used the victims’ information to fraudulently apply for and obtain personal loans, student loans, unemployment benefits, credit cards, debit cards and personal checking accounts, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office.

“Jackson and Chapman used the proceeds of their fraud scheme to buy illicit drugs and shop at Walmart, Dollar General, Kentucky Fried Chicken and Lees Famous Chicken. The fraudulent funds were also used to pay for motel rooms and gambling activities at a Dayton casino, ”the US attorney’s office said in a statement.

The indicted plot took place from May 28, 2019 to May 11, 2021 and was sparked by the 2019 Memorial Day tornadoes that hit the greater Dayton area.

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