Thursday, May 24th, 2007 at 5:41 pm
A couple in
Charles B. Curry Jr. and Shameika Drain Curry, both 28, illegally purchased cars, obtained credit cards and wrote bogus checks, using the identities of their victims. To defraud
After receiving the new license in the mail, Shameika Curry allegedly impersonated
The bank has since seized the car and
According to the complaint filed in a U.S. District court, Shameika Curry also impersonated Nia Long to write and cash a check for $8,300 made out to a cleaning service Shameika Curry runs.
Although the complaint also claims that the Currys received mail in the name of pop diva Mariah Carey, there’s no allegation yet that Mimi was also defrauded.
If convicted, the Currys face a maximum penalty of up to 30 years in prison and a $1 million fine, said Assistant U.S. Attorney Richard A. Resnick.