(MIAMI) -- An illegal immigrant from Guyana is facing several charges after he was arrested on Friday for allegedly stealing the identity of a disabled man and using the man’s identity to land a job as a flight attendant.
Jophan Porter was arrested at Miami International Airport, after authorities say an investigation revealed that Porter used the identity of New York City resident Anthony Fair to secure the job with American Airlines.
The victim, who is unemployed, reportedly found out that his identity had been stolen after he was denied medical benefits by officials who claimed he was making too much money, according to ABC’s New York station WABC-TV.
Porter faces forgery and identity fraud charges, among others.
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