‘Oookay. But If You Are Charles Wyly, Where’s Your Cool Beard?’

New York prosecutors have nabbed an alleged identity theft ring led by a Russian who targeted the Fortune 400 list for victims. Igor Klopov headed up the scheme and was the one who posed as the Texas billionaire:

Prosecutors allege Klopov, while posing as Wyly, was able to obtain a new checkbook for his bank account. They say he then wrote a $7 million check made out to a gold dealer in Westchester County, N.Y., before the fraud was discovered.

When you write a check for $7 million, don’t they ask for your driver’s license number? It seems that they might.

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