Police warn residents of identity theft during tax season.
A Boston man is being held on $60,000 bail following his arraignment for what authorities say was an extensive scheme to use fake credit cards and identities to buy smartphones and high-end electronics for resale.
Investigators say the operation was led by 36-year-old Shahab David Yousheei of Brighton. He was arrested Thursday while purchasing counterfeit money on Boston Common.
A Blackstone man has been sentenced to 2 ½ years in jail for using stolen identities to forge prescriptions and illegally obtain drugs.