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Man pleads guilty to fraud, theft against 20 victims

Posted at 11:42 AM, Jan 22, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-22 13:42:23-05

TUCSON, Ariz. - A Tucson man faces a minimum sentence of 10.5 years in prison after he pleaded guilty to committing 23 felonies against 20 victims.

According to the Pima County Attorney's Office, Joe Greggory Ochoa pleaded guilty Jan. 8 to charges including fraudulent schemes, auto theft, aggravated identity theft, burglaries, fraudulent use of credit cards and being a felon in possession of firearms.

Authorities say he committed the crimes between August and November of 2016 and was involved in a scheme to steal cars and commit burglaries.

He will be sentenced March 14.