A convicted felon went to a Scottsdale bank using a fake identity to withdraw over $160,000 from a California man's account.
Scottsdale police report that on July 16, they arrested 53-year-old Patrice Robinson at a bank near Scottsdale and Indian Bend roads.
Police say in late June, Robinson made four withdrawals totaling over $160,000 from the account of a man in the San Diego area.
Robinson allegedly used a fake driver's license to process the withdrawals. The victim contacted the bank and filed a police report for identity theft.
On July 16, Robinson returned to the Scottsdale bank, posing as a coin investor, and tried to remove nearly $50,000 from the same victim's account.
Bank employees recognized Robinson and called the police.
A fingerprint alerted police to Robinson's real identity, a five-time convicted felon and parolee sentenced to over 26 years in prison.
He's been charged with aggravated identity theft, theft, and fraudulent schemes.