CONCORD MAN SENTENCED FOR IDENTITY THEFT
CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE – U.S. Attorney John P. Kacavas announced that John Faria, formerly of Concord, New Hampshire, was sentenced Tuesday on charges of Access Device Fraud and Aggravated Identity Theft. Faria will serve 54 months in prison followed by three years of supervised release.
The defendant was also ordered to pay approximately $ 21, 540.90 in restitution to ten different victims. Faria was initially charged in September 21, 2009 and pled guilty on September 29, 2009. Faria admitted that he fraudulently used stolen credit cards, and fraudulently used the identity information of nine different people from New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island in connection with the credit card fraud.
The case was investigated by the Concord and Manchester, New Hampshire, Police Departments, the Concord, Billerica, and Lincoln, Massachusetts, Police Departments, the Massachusetts State Police, and the Portsmouth, Rhode Island Police Department.
Assistant U.S. Attorney Alfred Rubega prosecuted this case.