Alexis T. Young Found Guilty By Jury Trial
For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Northern District of Indiana
HAMMOND – United States Attorney for the Northern District of Indiana, David Capp, announced that Alexis T. Young, 33, of Hammond, Indiana was found guilty of 3 counts of aggravated identity theft Thursday afternoon after a four-day jury trial.
According to documents in the case, in addition to being found guilty at trial to the above charges, on April 10, 2015 Young plead guilty to count 1 of the indictment alleging conspiracy to commit identity theft. In the conspiracy charge it was alleged that she along with other defendants used personally identifiable information such as names, dates of birth and social security numbers of victims without their knowledge to obtain merchandise through fraudulently acquired credit cards. According to the indictment, one of her co-defendants was an employee of a medical facility, who disclosed the individually identifiable health information of victims to defendant Alexis Young and others.
This case is a result of an investigation by the United States Postal Inspection Service. This case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorneys Gary T. Bell and Toi D. Houston.
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Updated January 14, 2016