Middle River Man Sentenced To Four Years In Federal Prison After Posing As Secret Service Agent In Identity Theft & Credit Card Fraud Scheme

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MIDDLE RIVER, Md. (WJZ) — Baltimore County officials announced that a Middle River man has been sentenced to 50 months in federal prison after he posed as Secret Service Agent to exploit victims in a credit card fraud and identity theft scheme.

Officials said Igor Cooper Rosensteel, 30, admitted that he posed as a federal agent in order to gain the trust of at least 15 victims. He would then scam them, steal their bank checks, credit cards and other things.

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According to his guilty plea, an investigation revealed that from Jan. 2018 through Feb. 2019, Rosensteel falsely posed as a federal law enforcement officer and used the alleged status to scam at least eight victims.

According to the statement, he would use his persona to get free items and to gain the…

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