Reno man arrested for identity theft and credit card fraud

Stephen Tribon of Reno is facing several charges related to identity theft and credit card fraud.
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WASHOE COUNTY, Nev. (KOLO) - A Reno man is facing several charges related to identity theft, credit card fraud, and possession of stolen property.

Incline Village Deputies with the Washoe County Sheriff's Office arrested 36-year-old Stephen Tribon Wednesday, August 14, 2019. The investigation into Tribon began back on June 7 when an Incline Village resident reported a possible case of stolen property. Investigators identified Tribon, who used to live in Incline Village, as a potential suspect.

Through further investigation, deputies determined that Tribon was in possession of numerous identity documents, including passports, credit cards, debit cards, and Social Security cards that all appeared to have been stolen.

According to investigators, Tribon used these stolen items in more than 90 financial transactions earlier this year.

Tribon is facing charges including Possession of Stolen Property, Possession of a Credit/Debit Card without Owners Consent, Possession of the Personal Identification of an Older/Vulnerable Person (one of the victims was over the age of 60), False Statement to Procure a Credit/Debit Card, and Forgery of a Credit/Debit Card with Intent to Defraud.

Anyone who has information about this case is asked to contact the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Division at (775) 328-3350. Refer to case #WC19-2980.

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