Anchorage Man Sentenced in ID Theft Case

A 43-year-old Anchorage man has been ordered to pay more than $142,000 restitution and will serve 54 months in a federal prison after being convicted of identity fraud charges.

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by Associated Press

ANCHORAGE- A 43-year-old Anchorage man has been ordered to pay more than $142,000 restitution and will serve 54 months in a federal prison after being convicted of identity fraud charges.


Michael Duane Rogers was sentenced in U.S. District Court in Anchorage for uttering and possessing counterfeited securities, unlawful production of false identification documents, unlawful possession of five or more false identification documents, illegal transactions with an access device, possession of stolen mail and being a felon in possession of a weapon.


The U.S. attorney's office says in a release that from 2007 to 2009, Rogers produced counterfeit checks and false IDs, and used them at businesses. Authorities say there were 188 victims.