More than 100 indicted in alleged citywide identity-theft ring

BROOKLYN - Police say they have busted a massive identity-theft and counterfeiting ring in New York City, with 111 people being indicted for their alleged involvement.

According to police, the ring involved bank tellers and store and restaurant employees skimming personal information from their customers, which the group then made fake credit cards with. The suspects then used the fake credit cards to go on shopping sprees and sell high-end goods on the street.

Most of it took place in Queens, but police say members of the ring are believed to have robbed a check cashing place in Park Slope of $150,000 last year.

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