Five people have been charged with running a short-livedconspiracy ring of bank fraud and identity theft that stole nearly$90,000 over three months from member accounts at the $54 billionNavy Federal Credit Union in Vienna, Va.

Federal prosecutors in Norfolk, Va., have indicted Donte L.Battin, Ted Joe Armstead, Dymond Chappelle, Camron B. Witkowski andCameron M. Allen on multiple counts of conspiracy, bank fraud andaggravated identity theft.

From January to March, 2013, the ring of five conspiratorsallegedly obtained the personal information – Social Securitynumbers, date of birth and credit union account information – fromlease applications filled out by NFCU members at the North ShoreGarden Apartments in Norfolk, Va., according to courtdocuments.

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