Saltillo man sentenced to prison for identity theft

A man from Saltillo will serve time in prison after he pleaded guilty to using other people’s identities to open credit card accounts.

Posted: Jul 4, 2019 5:42 PM

TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) - A man from Saltillo will serve time in prison after he pleaded guilty to using other people’s identities to open credit card accounts.

Nicholas Brandon Perkins was sentenced to 24 months in prison during a hearing in federal court.

Perkins faced a 17-count indictment for using stolen identities to apply for at least 14 credit cards in 2016 and 2017.

He pleaded guilty in March to identity theft and trafficking in counterfeit devices.

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