U.S. Attorney: Columbia man faces SSN, stolen ID charges

COLUMBIA, SC (WMBF) - A 52-year-old Columbia man has been charged with falsely representing his Social Security number, in addition to possessing and using the ID card of another person, officials announced Thursday.

Reginald Reid, also known as Reginald Raquan Reid, 52, of Columbia, was charged with two counts of falsely representing his Social Security number to obtain a South Carolina driver's license. In addition to the two counts, Reid was also charged with possessing and using someone else's ID card.

The maximum penalty for each offense is a fine of $250,000 and two years of prison time consecutive to any other term of imprisonment. Reid could also face up to five extra years in prison for falsely using his Social Security number.

The case was investigated by agents of the Social Security Administration, Office of Inspector General and South Carolina Law Enforcement Division.

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