Kansas City, MO has been after an identity thief since last summer, when a $58,000 Ford Explorer was purchased from Thoroughbred Ford. What helped the police exponentially a photo, which the perpetrator took, posing with his recently "purchased" vehicle. The police department took to social media to try and identify him:
Following the post, the police were able to identify the thief within an hour.
Their update read:
"UPDATE: Thank you so much, we have already identified the suspect! Turns out he is in custody already on the Kansas side on different charges. We'll submit this case for prosecution over here."
The man is currently in custody.