Paterson Man Charged with Identity Theft and Records Fraud
By: Moe M.
In September 2017, the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission reported to the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office of a man who falsified personal documents in order to acquire a New Jersey driver’s license. The New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission was able to identify this as fraud thanks to their continuing anti-fraud initiative. Soon thereafter, the individual was identified as MOHAMAD KHALAIFEH, a thirty-six (36) year old resident of Paterson.
Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office confirmed that Mr. Mohamad Khalaifeh had indeed committed fraud to obtain a N.J. driver’s license and arrested him on December 4, 2017 at his home in Paterson. Mohamad Khalaifeh was charged with Second-Degree Obtaining a New Jersey Driver’s License/Identification by Knowingly Displaying or Uttering the Personal Identifying Information and Documents of Another and Third-Degree Tampering with Public Records with the Intent to Defraud.
Mohamad Khalaifeh is set to appear on December 20, 2017 at the Bergen County Central Judicial Processing Court in Hackensack, New Jersey.
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