THOMASVILLE – A Nigerian native is being held in the Thomas County Jail on 13 counts of identity fraud.
Uchenna Azubuike, 29, of Atlanta was arrested after allegedly attempting to purchase two cell phones from a Thomasville Verizon store using a fake passport of a woman in New York.
Azubuike refused to identify himself to officers, but his identity was learned through fingerprints after he was taken to the county jail.
Officers reportedly found 12 more passports and other documents in Azubuike’s car.
Azuibuike is believed to have bought cell phones from Kansas to North Carolina using fraudulent documents.
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