Oxford man charged with stealing identities

Matthew Brown | Photo: Oxford PD

An Oxford man is accused of using other people’s identities to start credit card accounts.

Posted: Sep 13, 2018 1:57 PM
Updated: Sep 13, 2018 2:13 PM

OXFORD, Miss. (WTVA) - An Oxford man is accused of using other people’s identities to start credit card accounts.

On September 2, a victim reported to Oxford police that his credit card information had been used at an Oxford food delivery business.

Police went to where the food was delivered and talked with Matthew Brown, 27. According to police, he was not aware of how the food got to his residence.

The investigation led to Brown being identified as a suspect in this case, as well as at least five other cases.

Police say he had been using identifies of people in different states.

Brown was arrested on September 9 and later booked on six counts of identity theft.

Any possible victims are urged to contact the Oxford Police Department at 662-232-2400.

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