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MIAMI (CBSMiami) — Surveillance cameras captured alleged car crooks shopping around for a steal at Hialeah car dealership.
Now, a woman is facing a grand theft charges after police said she used a fake license to buy a car.
Detectives said Miskea Smith-Gray, 38, walked into The Connection Motors dealership with a younger woman and kids and gave a false driver’s license then drove off with a Cadillac.
CBS4’s Gaby Fleischman asked, “the paperwork, the social security number, it all checked out?”
“Everything checked out…. the picture looked legit everything matches perfectly. The hologram and everything was to the “T” down perfectly,” said dealer employee Felipe Pereira.
It wasn’t until they were gone that a manager noticed a fraud alert on the credit check.
“I’m astonished I couldn’t believe someone would Go through with that so calmly and family like…she had two kids with her including a baby. Terrible,” said Pereira.
The next day, police said she came back with 35-year old Corey Wilson saying her key was not working.
By that time, the dealer knew about the id and told her they would fix it. That’s when the dealer kept her busy until police arrived to arrested the two.
Authorities arrested Smith-Gray on grand theft charges and and organized fraud. Corey Wilson, 35, on unlawful possession of ids.
Both have since bonded out of jail.
But this wasn’t the first time something like that happened. Just six days before, a woman and a young man came in on December 11th looking to buy a preowned car.
“I felt very tricked it’s terrible,” said Pereira. “When we checked their credit, their credit was outstanding.”
She got a zero down deal and drove off the lot with this black Infiniti.
Investigators are still trying to track down the woman who took off in the car.
Police have not confirmed if the cases are connected but employees say based on how the heist went down, they believe the people involved are working together.
“They might be in on it doing it to a whole bunch of places,” said Pereira.
Anyone with information is urged to call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at (305) 471- TIPS.