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Bronx Man Sentenced up to Seven Years for Using Stolen I.D. to Buy Lexus at Northern Blvd. Dealership

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May 10, 2019 By Laura Hanrahan

A Bronx man has been sentenced to 3 1/2 to seven years in prison for using a stolen identity to purchase a $70,000 Lexus from a Long Island City car dealership.

Josue Aguilar, 28, was sentenced yesterday after pleading guilty to second degree larceny in March of this year.

Aguilar, according to the charges, entered a Lexus car dealership, located at 40-40 Northern Blvd., in April 2016 and asked to buy a 2016 Lexus RC–with added on packages–that boosted the car’s sale price to over $70,000.

Aguilar pretended to be a South Carolina man when making the purchase and used that individual’s social security number, driver’s license and other forms of personal identification to get a loan and finalize the deal.

Two days later, JPMorgan Chase approved a car loan for more than $70,000. Aguilar then signed the victim’s name on a contract committing the victim to monthly payments.

In the months following the sale, however, no payments were paid.

Soon after, the South Carolina man spotted the fraudulent transaction while doing a credit check and contacted his bank. The victim’s credit rating plummeted making it difficult to obtain a loan to send his son to college.

“The defendant wanted to drive in style – without paying the price tag,” said Acting District Attorney John M. Ryan. “Thanks to the defendant’s greed, the victim’s credit score dropped and affected his life in devastating ways. As a result of the low credit rating, the victim was unable to acquire a college loan for his son, refinance his home and experienced a great deal of financial hardship. This case is a warning to everyone to always protect their personal information.”

Aguilar was given an additional six months incarceration after failing to appear for his scheduled sentencing court date on May 1 of this year.

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9 Comments

Mark Sanders

This is why there should be a system that then immediately corrects his score and granted the loan he was denied for and if hes from SC and attempts to buy a car and rehister it in NY that should have raised a red flag with the bank but there greedy so they wont do the easy thing and call the hone ir work number if the person in there records to verify.

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Juan Garrido

Ah yes his face must have dropped to the floor when he seen what a queens jury pool is comprised of. Flmao! Bye bye Papi!! . Hope your time in Tappan or Coxsakie is put well to use

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FF

“…Those people?” You don’t have to be a liberal to notice you’re one of those people, a bigot, who blames an ethnicity for the actions of one criminal.

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Pat Macnamara

Not surprising it was one of those people. Now where’s that shrieking liberal who likes to complain about my posts all the time?

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ANOTHER racist Trump Lover?!

Wow Pat Macnamaracist, even literally saying “those people.” Well at least you know you’re a racist turd. Do you deal with a lot of crime in the nursing home?

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Butter weeda and 9trey

Hey pat they’re sleeping till 1700 today. You’ll get a response tonight when they wake up!

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Luis Acevedo

That was so unbelievably racist, its not like I see a white man an automatically assume hes going to shoot up a school or church. Why make comments such as one of those people as in every spanish person is out there stealing catds or commiting frauds?

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