The feds in Charlotte, North Carolina, have arrested 23-year-old Chaiya Maley-Jackson for allegedly operating a fraudulent document scheme advertised on Facebook.
The feds accuse Chaiya of profiting $320,000 from the alleged scheme. According to the feds, back in January 2020, Chaiya owned and operated ‘Diva Documents’ and provided services such as CPNs, paystubs, lease agreements, COVID-19 hardship letters, bank statements, W2 forms, Social Security Cards, and driver’s licenses, both digital and hard copies, among others.
Chaiya was arrested on Wednesday.
Chaiya is charged with eight counts of unlawful production of false identification documents, eight counts of illegal transfer of false identification documents, one count of wire fraud, and one count of making false statements to a financial institution.
According to the feds indictment, Chaiya advertised her business consisting of false and fraudulent documents on Facebook and divadocuments.com, and divadocuments.onuniverse.com. The indictment further alleges that Chaiya used her personal Facebook name, Yaya Flowers, to advertise a pricelist for the fraudulent services.
The feds’ indictment accused Chaiya of charging from $15 to edit a check paystub to $150 for a hardcopy driver’s license. Feds say she required her customers to pay half of the total amount up front and the remainder after her services.
According to the indictment, Chaiya provided the fraudulent documents via email and mail. The feds say Chaiya customers would use the documents she provided for PPP loans, car loans, apartment rentals, etc.
The indictment further alleges that between January 2020 and August 2022, Chaiya created nearly 400 social security cards, eight driver’s licenses, and six COVID-19 vaccine cards.
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