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5 arrested in south Forsyth identity and mail theft probe
Alexandrea Moore

SOUTH FORSYTH — Five people have been arrested on drug, fraud and other charges as the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office continues an identity and mail theft investigation that may have as many as 127 victims.

According to the sheriff’s office, the case began in August as a burglary probe. But a subsequent search of a home at 1725 Commonwealth Trail in south Forsyth turned up hundreds of items of stolen mail, check-making materials, counterfeit currency and fraudulent and stolen checks.

Also found were fraudulent Georgia driver’s licenses, dozens of credit cards, and financial and personal information on hundreds of people.

According to the sheriff’s office, two residents of the home — Daniel Moss, 48, and Sandra Stepp, 46 — were arrested on a variety of charges.

Moss faces charges of first degree forgery, identity fraud, financial transaction card theft and manufacturing fictitious identification.

Stepp has been charged with first degree forgery, financial transaction card theft and manufacturing fictitious identification.

Also arrested as part of the investigation were:

* Alexandrea Moore, 20, of Cumming on possession of methamphetamine and drug-related objects.

* Aaron Stuart, 28, of Alpharetta for forgery in Forsyth County and an outstanding warrant in Gwinnett County.

* Kenneth Wilbanks, 23, of Cumming for felony probation violation.

The investigation is ongoing and authorities haven’t ruled out the possibility of additional charges.