Couple Stole Identities To Pay ForWedding

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - (09/28/05) - A local couple was charged Tuesdaywith stealing personal information from Vystar CU members to getphony debit cards they used to help pay for their wedding. Thecouple, identified as Angelia Southerland and her fiancĚAnthony Smith, used the bogus cards to steal as much as $750,000from the credit union, including $2,600 to pay for their wedding.However, the couple's wedding plans were apparently delayed as theywere arrested a day before the planned affair. The two used thecounterfeit cards to go on shopping sprees at Best Buy, Target andFood Lion, and to obtain travelers' checks, money orders and to payfor cruises, according to police.

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