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Update: Three more arrested in Identity Theft ring

TYLER, May 2, 2013—UPDATE: Investigators have arrested three more suspects today that were involved in the fraud ring. They are indicated below in the list of names.

1. Brandon Sessions, B/M, 08/07/1979, of Rusk.                   Arrested 05/01/2013

2. Demarcus Osborn, B/M, 11/12/1989, of Tyler.                 Unable to Locate

3. Jessica Osborn, B/F, 07/29/1988, of Tyler.                        Arrested 05/01/2013

4. Kachada Webb, B/F, 09/25/1989, of Tyler.                       Unable to Locate

5. Michael Hunter, B/M, 01/07/1989, of Tyler.                    Arrested 05/01/2013

6. Lashundra Harris, B/F, 12/29/1991, of Tyler.                    Unable to Locate

7. Tevin King, B/M, 01/07/1994, of San Antonio.                  Unable to Locate

8. Roderick TaylorII, B/M, 05/06/1988, of Tyler.                  Unable to Locate

9. Derrick Griffith, B/M, 12/13/1993, of Tyler.                     Unable to Locate

10.  Christopher Pipkins, B/M, 12/10/1988, of Tyler.               Unable to Locate

11. Britani Anderson, B/F, 09/08/1985, of Jacksonville.          Unable to Locate

12. Michael Earl, B/M, 09/30/1989, of Tyler.                         Unable to Locate

13. James Miller Jr., B/M, 10/25/1983, of Tyler.                    Unable to Locate

14. Kedarius Oliver, B/M, 10/4/1993, of Tyler                        Arrested

15. Shavonda Jones, B/M, 12/30/1984, of Tyler                      Arrested

16. Russell Lowrie, B/M, 06/03/1991, of Tyler.                       Arrested

17. Demarciar Nelson, B/M, 02/09/1989, of Tyler.                Arrested

18. Chartyll McCullough, B/F, 02/17/1990, of Tyler.              Arrested

19. Kendallyn Adams, B/M, 09/05/1974, of Jacksonville.       Arrested

20. Kimberly Stewart, B/F, 07/13/1985, of Tyler.                    Arrested

21. Desidre Harris, B/F, 05/20/1995, of Tyler.                        Arrested

Anyone with information about the suspects involved in this crime is urged to contact the Tyler Police Department, at 903-531-1000, or Crime Stoppers at 903-597-CUFF (903-597-2833).  Crime Stoppers will pay up to $1,000 for information that leads to the arrest and charges filed against the suspects in this case or any felony case.


Original story:

TYLER, May 1, 2013--A four month Fraud investigation conducted by investigators of the Tyler Police Department, FBI and other County and local police agencies has led to a numerous suspects being charged with Engaging in Organized Criminal Activity.

Investigators were contacted since January, 2013 by 45 victims who stated that their identity was fraudulently used stemming back to 2012.

The suspects were going on-line and obtaining multiple loans, using the victims’ identities, and have the funds transferred into the suspect’s bank accounts that they had set up.  The victims were not aware of the fictitious loans in their names until they were contacted by the loan company for default of payment.

Investigators have identified 21 suspects at this time, who are predominately from Tyler, for their involvement in the fraud scheme.  Investigators have obtained arrest warrants on these suspects for Engaging in Organized Criminal Activity, a first degree felony.  Bond was set at $750,000 on each suspect.

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