MIAMI (CBSMiami.com) – A Miami woman has been charged with stealing personal identification information from people at the Jewish Community Services who were seeking help from the Holocaust Survivors Assistance Program.
Crystal Thorne, 23, was charged with identity theft Monday after making her initial court appearance.READ MORE: FIU President Mark Rosenberg Resigns, Cites Health Issues
According to the Justice Department, Thorne worked for the Jewish Community Services of South Florida in North Miami.READ MORE: Armed Robbery In Medley Leads Investigators To Human Trafficking Arrests
Justice officials said Thorne had access to personal identification of clients who were trying to use the Holocaust Survivors Assistance Program.
The Justice Department said they worked with a cooperating individual and said Thorne offered to sell thirty identifications that she had at her home. Thorne was willing to sell the information for $1,000.MORE NEWS: Heat's Late Game Rally Not Enough As Hawks Pull Away 110-108
Officials conducted a sting and when Thorne was paid for the identifications, she was arrested by federal authorities.