10 Unbelievable Cases Of Identity Fraud



It’s incredibly important to keep your information safe. Only enter information in secure websites, don’t give out any personal info in suspicious emails, and if you don’t know where the phone call is coming from, it’s best to let it go to voicemail while you look up the phone number information online. These are just some tips that could have helped these unfortunate people scammed by evil people. Here are some of the biggest and most unbelievable cases of identity fraud in history.

Margot Somerville

This woman lost her wallet while riding a San Francisco streetcar, and then was arrested a few years later because police believed she defrauded numerous banks. Turns out the real crook was Andrea Harris-Frazier, who just used Somerville’s identity when she found her wallet.

Return Of Nicholas Barclay?

A family thought they were reunited by their missing teenager, Nicholas. However, he really turned out to be a guy by the name of Frederic Bourdin. Both Barclay and Bourdin didn’t look alike, but the family figured there was enough time that things could change. Fingerprints led to the eventual conclusion.