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DC man arrested for passport fraud

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A Deer Creek man was arrested by the U.S. Marshals Service in Alabama Oct. 5 for allegedly using another person's identity to apply for a passport, according to the U.S. Department of Justice.


Chester Brown, 56, is accused of using another person's social security number when he applied for a passport in Otter Tail County in 2004.

According to a law enforcement affidavit, Brown used an expired passport with the same false name when applying for the renewed passport.

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