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BOSSIER CITY, Louisiana (KTAL / KMSS) – Authorities in Bossier need your help in identifying a man who allegedly stole another man’s identity to apply for loans, then cashed the checks at a local gas station.

According to the Bossier Financial Crimes Task Force, on Friday Christopher Ludwig called the Bossier Town Police Department and said he had been contacted by a collection attorney who claimed he had loans in. Classes. Ludwig said he didn’t have any loans and didn’t ask for any.

When Ludwig contacted the alleged loan companies, they confirmed that someone had taken two loans in his name and cashed them at the Chevron Food Mart in the 1600 block of Airline Dr., then deposited them into a business account.

Photo courtesy of: Bossier Crime Stoppers

The petrol station manager gave Ludwig a copy of the photo and ID used when the man cashed the checks.

Ludwig noticed that the identity had been changed. Ludwig’s name was on the ID, but the photo was not his. Also, when the ID was verified, it came back to a white woman.

Anyone with information on the identity of this man is asked to contact Bossier Crime Stoppers at (318) 424-4100 or submit a tip to