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Man accused of identity theft against 77-year-old victim

HAGUE, N.Y. - The Warren County Sheriff's Office says they arrested a 19-year-old for identity theft.

According to authorities, Tyler Proud was arrested on July 1 following a police investigation. 

The investigation revealed that Proud has allegedly used the account information for the checking account of a 77-year-old in order to make online payments to Proud's cred card account. Proud is accused of taking more than $3,000. 

The Sheriff's Office says Proud is familiar with the victim.

He has been arrested for identity theft in the first degree, a felony. Proud was arraigned in Queensbury Town Court and remanded to the Warren County Correctional Facility in lieu of $5,000 cash bail or $5,000 secured bond.   

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