Federal Agents Uncover Massive International Identity Theft Ring That Involves Four Countries And Has Raked In Millions Of Dollars

Aaron Homer - Author

Jun. 18 2016, Updated 8:26 a.m. ET

Federal agents say they have uncovered an international identity theft ring that has scammed thousands of victims, including actress Linda Vandervoort, who played Supergirl in the Smallville television series, The Washington Post is reporting.

FBI agents arrested two people in Georgia and two other people in Virginia, in a sophisticated scheme that involves identity theft and creating bogus shell companies that steal high-balance credit cards and use them for financial transactions.

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Investigators have been tracking the identity theft ring for 2 years. Despite a break in the case, authorities believe that they have only scratched the surface, believing that the massive conspiracy, known as the “Deutche Group,” is a sprawling network that includes the United States, India, Britain, and Thailand.


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