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Published December 07, 2010, 06:16 PM

EGF Man Pleads Guilty In ID Theft Case

An East Grand Forks man facing 21 charges after authorities say dozens of people's identities were stolen in the area has pleaded guilty.

An East Grand Forks man facing 21 charges after authorities say dozens of people's identities were stolen in the area has pleaded guilty.

Troy Lafferty was the owner of Tech Medics in Grand Forks, a computer repair shop.

Police say Lafferty took out credit cards in the victim's names. Authorities have identified around 50 victims.

Prosecutors say only one of the fraudulent accounts Lafferty created was used to make purchases.

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