In Alabama, police arrested a woman on suspicion of identity theft. She later confessed to using the Social Security numbers of her own children to obtain credit cards, and is now charged with four counts of identity theft.
According to a story published on WAFF.com, Kayla Miranda Latham was arrested by Lawrence County Sheriff’s Investigators after it was found that she had used the personal information of her two small children to fraudulently obtain credit. She is currently being held in jail, and the children are under the care of another member of the family. Her case underlines the growing problem of identity theft involving victims who are children.
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