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Man accused of stealing father's identity for loans turns himself in

1 year 11 months 2 days ago June 23, 2015 Jun 23, 2015 Tuesday, June 23 2015 June 23, 2015 4:14 PM in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Kevin Dupuy

BATON ROUGE - Police say a Plaquemine man accused of stealing his father's identity to obtain loans has turned himself in Tuesday.

Gabadiah Jemar McClay, 29, was wanted on charges of forgery and identity theft when he gave himself up to law enforcment.

Detectives said McClay gained access to his father's personal identifying information in February. He then used the information, without his father's knowledge or consent, to acquire a car loan along with a personal loan to receive a total amount of about $69,000.

McClay then attempted to acquire two more personal loans totaling around $22,000, but was denied after the application appeared suspicious.

He was booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison on the above charges.

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