All five defendants have been previously arrested on drug charges under the names of the victims whose identities they have stolen.

BOSTON – Five Dominican nationals were charged in federal court in Boston as a result of a federal investigation targeting offenders of document and benefit fraud. The defendants have allegedly used the identities of U.S. Citizens from Puerto Rico as their own. All five defendants have been previously arrested on drug charges under the names of the victims whose identities they have stolen.

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