No ID: Chris Brown Victim Of Identity Theft?
Would you pay $10,000 for Chris Brown’s ID card? Although his criminal record boasts many offenses, Chris Brown is the victim this time around as a jail issued ID of his has appeared for sale on-line.
TMZ.com reports that an ID has surfaced on-line from when the “Loyalty” rapper was jailed in San Bernardino last April. According to law enforcement officials when Brown left rehab last April to go to Washington D.C. for an assault hearing, one his stops included the San Bernardino County jail. Brown was only there for about a day, but was still required to have a jail ID. When he left, the ID was left with the jailers.
Recently, the ID appeared for sale on-line for $10,000. Brown’s lawyer, Mark Geragos immediately brought the issue to the San Bernardino’s sheriff department who then launched an investigation to discover how the ID left the premises. The Sheriff’s department claims they seized the ID and tracked the guy down who lives locally and claims he got the card from a friend of a friend. The Sheriff’s department is now investigating whether any actual crime has been committed.
What exactly is the going rate for jail ID’s these days? I understand that it’s a celebrity ID, but it’s still a jail ID and I think $10,000 is a little steep. What exactly can you even do with a jail ID?
Either way, we’re glad to hear that Chris Brown’s criminal past is helping improve our nation’s economy.