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Mother and daughter face identity theft charges

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(WMC-TV) - A Mid-South mother and daughter are accused of identity theft trafficking

Tonikia Trotter, 35, and her mother Angler Austin, 54, are facing charges of victimizing almost 25 people.

Investigators discovered over $12,000 in fraudulently purchased property. Some of the items include: Ipads, laptops, x-box gaming equipment, and home decor.

According to the police affidavit, some of the property was purchased at Kirkland's using other people's credit cards. One notable purchase was a leather couch for $699.99.

Austin is being charged as an accessory to the theft.

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