Brooklyn Man Accused of Having 289 Social Security Numbers

Friday, May 10, 2013  |  Updated 12:37 PM EDT
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A Brooklyn man is accused of possessing 20 driver's licenses from three states and 289 Social Security numbers.

Emmanuel Egbunike was charged with unlawful possession of personal identification information and criminal possession of a forged instrument.

Suffolk County police say he was arrested Thursday in Farmingdale, Long Island.

They recovered 10 New Jersey driver's licenses, nine from Maryland and one from Connecticut. Police say Egbunike's photo appeared on all of them.

Police say they also recovered the names, dates of birth and Social Security numbers of 289 individuals.

The investigation is continuing.

Egbunike is scheduled to be arraigned Friday. Information about his lawyer wasn't immediately available.

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