Frederick Farris pled guilty to attempted fraud schemes and artifices, which is a class 3 felony, and was sentenced to 6.5 years in Arizona State Prison.
Ferris was found in possession of forged insurance claim checks. The fraudulent checks were prepared from a bank account belonging to Arizona Automobile Insurance Co., and were made payable to Frederick Farris or other individuals who were victims of identity theft.
The checks were cashed at different locations in Arizona and Texas. Accomplices have already been sentenced or are awaiting sentencing. The case was prosecuted by the Arizona Attorney General.