AG: Phoenix man charged for forwarding victim's mail to his home since 2015

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Posted at 2:05 PM, Jul 18, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-18 17:05:10-04

PHOENIX — A Phoenix man has been charged for forwarding mail to his home since 2015 that did not belong to him.

Last week, the Arizona Attorney General charged John Henry Phillips, 58, with fraudulent schemes and identity theft.

In April, inspectors with the U.S. Postal Service received numerous complaints regarding fraudulent change of addresses. The new address listed on all the accounts was to Phillip's apartment near 16th Street and Camelback Road.

Inspectors say Phillips used the victim's personal information to take over the victim's accounts. Upon his arrest, Philips admitted to using fraudulent credit cards, according to Postal Inspectors.

According to court records, this happened between December of 2015 and May of 2019.