ID Theft Suspect Nabbed

Carol Castanieto
Carol Castanieto

HONOLULU (KHNL) - Police nab a woman suspected of identity theft. Carol Amy Castanieto is accused of 26 forgery, ID theft, and other charges.

Police say Castanieto broke into a car on Christmas eve, and stole checks and other items. She then allegedly assumed her victim's identity.

at least 10 million americans have been victims of identity theft and it costs about 53 billion dollars every year to individuals and businesses.