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Spelling Errors Catch an Identity Thief

A would-be identity thief was caught after a series of stupid mistakes, including repeatedly misspelling his victim’s name on order forms.

Lance Coleman of Racine, Wisconsin attempted to steal $47,000 worth of computer and other electronic equipment from Dell Inc. by impersonating Skechers USA Inc. CEO Robert Greenberg. According to news reports, Coleman identified himself as Greenberg when he placed a telephonic order for the equipment. At that time, he gave the correct tax identification number for the company, but misspelled both Mr. Greenberg’s and the company’s name. He also told the Dell account manager that the shoe company was moving its headquarters from California to Wisconsin, and gave his apartment address for delivery. In addition, Coleman gave an email address linked to an Internet provider, rather than a corporate address. That prompted the account manager to alert Skechers and the FBI.

Coleman was arrested at his apartment after an FBI agent, dressed as a delivery man, attempted to deliver the package from Dell and Coleman signed Greenberg’s name. Coleman pleaded guilty to scheming to defraud using the telephone and Internet.

—Source: The Wall Street Journal


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Glad they caught him!


04/16/2007 - I-129F Mailed to TSC

04/24/2007 - Official NOA1 Date

08/10/2007 - NOA2!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

10/17/2007 - INTERVIEW (PUT IN AP)

02/18/2008 - VISA ARRIVED IN MAIL!!

02/28/2008 - Arrives in the U.S.A!!!

03/15/2008 - Wedding Day!!

04/10/2008 - AOS Package Mailed (almost 1 year to the date later)

04/11/2008 - Received in Chicago

04/17/2008 - Check cashed

04/19/2008 - 3 NOAs received!

05/09/2008 - Biometrics Appt in SATX

05/14/2008 - Case transfered to CSC

06/11/2008 - EAD & AP Approved CRIS email

06/17/2008 - AP received in mail

06/21/2008 - EAD received in mail

01/21/2009 - FINALLY AOS APPROVED!!!!!!!!!!

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Oh gosh, almost anybody would have done a better job than that...LOL

Glad they caught the moron!


Nadine & Kenneth

Our K-1 journey

02/06/2006 filed 129F

07/01/2007 recieved visa via "Deutsche Post"

08/27/2006 POE Dallas

->view my complete timeline

AOS, EAD and AP

12/6/2006 filed for AOS & EAD

1/05/2007 AOS transfered to California Service Center

2/26/2007 EAD recieved!

7/20/2007 filed for AP

8/20/2007 AP recieved

01/16/2008 letter to Congressman

03/20/2008 card production ordered---no interview!!!

03/24/2008 Welcome letter arrived

03/27/2008 my GREENCARD arrived!!!!!!!!!! YAY!!! No more USCIS for about two years!:-))

Removal of Conditions

02/02/2010 filed I-751

02/19/2010 check cashed

02/22/2010 NOA1

05/15/2010 touched

06/10/2010 online update:card production ordered

06/17/2010 approval letter in mail

07/01/20010 Greencard arrived

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