Sophia Hall reporting
Suffolk County Police say that, for 15 years, Ricky Lynch, Sr. of Freeport used his son’s Social Security information to obtain loans cash checks and apparently get a driver’s license.READ MORE: New York Weather: CBS2’s 10/28 Thursday Morning Forecast
The Long Island man was finally caught after authorities say Ricky, Jr. went to police saying that his driver’s license had been suspended because of a number of traffic violations.READ MORE: Heat Pull Away To Beat Nets
But Ricky, Jr did not receive any violations. It turns out it was the father Ricky, Sr.MORE NEWS: FDNY Planning Big Anti-COVID Vaccine Mandate Demonstration For Thursday Morning Outside Gracie Mansion
All together, detectives believe the father used the false information to received $78,000 in loans.