West Valley City Man Faces 30 Years in Prison for Alleged Identity Theft & Forgery

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC4 Utah)- A West Valley City man is facing 31 federal charges for alleged forgery and identify theft.

Prosecutors said 35-year-old Kevin Russell Humphreys stole mail, id’s and checks and cashed them in the names of people. He faces six bank fraud counts adding up to $19,531.10.

Humphreys also applied for and received lines of credit using other’s identities, officials said. He received $93,000 in credit based on the alleged 15 bank fraud counts. Prosecutors say Humphreys didn’t use all of the credit, actual losses to the banks were about $6,448.70.

He faces three more counts for allegedly stealing US Treasury Checks and 5 counts of aggravated identity theft for making charges on stolen credit cards, the indictment said.

The indictment alleges Humphreys used a stolen card at various locations in Salt Lake County, accumulating $4,464.16 in charges. He faces one count of access device fraud for that.

The final count is for his alleged possession of stolen mail in connection with one of the Treasury checks, the indictment said.

If convicted, he faces up to 30 years in prison


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