WMFD TV

Search Archive WMFD.com News

www.wmfd.com - Guard your personal identity information with your life, or you could end-up like the victim in a case which has resulted in the indictment of 28-year-old Robert Hardesty of Mansfield. }}" />

   
 
 
Mansfield Man Accused Of Stealing Identity To Obtain Drugs

Story By: Greg Heindel

 

 

 
 
 
  Email Story to Friend
   
  Original Published: 7/22/2014

Guard your personal identity information with your life, or you could end-up like the victim in a case which has resulted in the indictment of 28-year-old Robert Hardesty of Mansfield.

He's charged with 14 counts of Identity Fraud, six counts of Deception to Obtain Dangerous Drugs, and four counts of Forgery. This after the victim reported to Lexington Police he was receiving bills for prescriptions and medical treatments he did not seek.

First Assistant Richland County Prosecutor Bambi Couch-Page says Hardesty had used the victim's name, social security number, date of birth, and health insurance.

The victim says he does not know Hardesty, or how he got his personal information. Hardesty faces up to sixteen years in prison if convicted of all charges. Accidentally signing his own name for one of the prescriptions also helped authorities identify Hardesty.

   
  MORE RECENT NEWS
 
Image1 Results of an on-line community survey about Ohio State-Mansfield and North- Central State College were released Wednesday. Full Story
Image1 Richland County Transit hosts a first-of-its-kind Transportation Summit Wednesday to brainstorm about future improvements. Full Story
 
Image1 The United Way of Ashland County kicks-off its 2015 campaign with a breakfast attended by 450 supporters Wednesday morning at the Myers Convocation Center at Ashland University. Full Story
Image1 A trial date has been set for an Ashland man accused of killing his former girlfriend two years ago in North Carolina. Full Story
  MORE NEWS
 

Trial date set for man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend

Malabar Intermediate Receives 94K Grant

Richland Public Health Offers Child Passenger Safety Seats

First Annual 10 Under 40 Awards Presented

$27,700 federal grant helps saves lives in Crawford County

Bucyrus Murder Defendant Arraigned

Lynne Cheney Visits Ashland To Celebrate Constitution Day

Fire Heavily Damages Madison Township Home

Annual Veteran's Day Held At 163rd Ashland County Fair

Miss Ohio makes the Top 10 at Miss America Pageant

More News