Alabama woman headed to prison for stealing identities, defrauding banks

Published 9:52 pm Wednesday, January 18, 2023

An Alabama woman was sentenced to more than 6 years in prison for stealing the identities of medical professionals and taking out loans using their identities.

She was sentenced to 81 total months imprisonment for one count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud and aggravated identity theft, four counts of wire fraud, and three counts of aggravated identity theft.

According to court documents, Roseanna Taylor, 41, of Daphne, Alabama, worked for a medical professional staffing company based in Mobile, Alabama from about May 2017 through January 2019.

By virtue of her employment, Taylor obtained personal information, including means of identification of certain medical professionals.

Beginning around 2018, Taylor began creating fake identification documents using this information, along with fraudulent documents, to be used to obtain fraudulent loans.

Taylor provided both means of identification and fraudulent loan documents to other members of the conspiracy to assist them in obtaining fraudulent loans.

Taylor was ordered to pay restitution to her victims in the amount of $127,663.26. Taylor was also ordered to serve a supervised release term of three years.