Identity theft victim spends 32 days in Missouri jail

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. — A local man said police arrested him for crimes that he did not commit. Channel 2’s Carl Willis talked to the victim, who said he is still paying for his stolen identity, while the real suspect walks free.

For weeks, 27-year-old James Molden said he tried to wrestle his identity back from a thief who stole his Social Security number and photo identification. He said he filed a police report in DeKalb County to alert authorities, but he ended up being the one with a mugshot.

“I was in Stone Mountain. I was surrounded by six different police cars and cops telling me I have warrants for my arrest,” he said….


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