Total Identity Theft

January 7, 2013 - 9:32 PM
FILE - In this Oct. 4, 2012, file photo, Houston school teacher Candida Gutierrez talks in Houston about the frustration of having her identity stolen several years ago. Benita Cardona-Gonzalez, a Mexican national living in Topeka, Kan., pleaded guilty Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, to a reduced charge of possessing fraudulent identification documents in a deal with prosecutors that calls for an 18-month prison term. The case put a face on the growing crime of "total identity theft" in the United States. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan, File)