|Published:||Dec 24, 2013 5:31 AM EST|
|Updated:||Dec 24, 2013 5:31 AM EST|
MIAMI (AP) - A South Florida man has pleaded guilty to identity theft, stealing the security information of some 400 people.
Jean-Elguentino Cayo of Miami Gardens was among 47 people charged in recent months in separate identity theft cases.
The 26-year-old Haitian native sold the data to an undercover agent on three separate occasions in January, April and June of this year, for which he received $2,000. He now faces up to 10 years in prison and a fine of up to $250,000, but he could get much less.
The investigation was led by a team that involved agents from the IRS and the Department of Homeland Security.
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