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Apollo Nida

'Real Housewives' Hubby

Charged With Massive ID Theft

1/25/2014 3:05 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
breaking news

0125-Apollo-Nida-Phaedra-ParksApollo Nida -- husband of "Real Housewives of Atlanta" star Phaedra Parks -- has been charged with almost unbelievably bold identity theft ... that has now landed him in a federal criminal case.

Nida apparently caught the eye of the Secret Service's Counterfeit and U.S. Treasury Check Squad.

The alleged scheme is sinister.  He supposedly created fake companies which then allowed him to access various databases that had information about people whose identity he flat out stole.

He then allegedly opened fake bank accounts in the names of the victims and then somehow got hold of stolen U.S. Treasury checks, stolen retirement checks from Delta Airline employees and checks that were supposed to go to people who had unclaimed tax money.

Nida has been charged with bank fraud and identity theft and has already appeared in federal court.

And in case you didn't know ... Apollo's wife, Phaedra, is a lawyer.  That should come in handy.

The story was broken by Access Atlanta.

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SurgNurse    

Soooo not surprised! You'd think after the first time getting caught (i.e. RICO) he'd maybe go legit? I truly hate it for them bc I do like them...and hand it to Phaedra- she works her ass off. If he is convicted it's these young children that will suffer. I still wish the best for Phaedra and the children.

183 days ago
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Werktwerk    

Last nights episode Apollo said he dropped $8,000 at the strip club in 1 night!!!! Come on!!!!!!! He gave himself away. He had the nerve to say "it's my money!" Prob not his $$$$

182 days ago
78.

Werktwerk    

------Last nights episode Apollo said he dropped $8,000 at the strip club in 1 night!!!! Come on!!!!!!! He gave himself away. He had the nerve to say "it's my money!" Prob not his $$$$------

182 days ago
79.

ladyoflzur    

That chick Angela is looking pretty credible right now! I wonder if this will affect Phaedra's spin off show?

182 days ago
80.

Pam    

I really wish they would take The Housewives of Atlanta off the air. This is a complete embarassment to the African American Community. It is nothing but a bunch of drama and fighting. As to Apollo - - this is nothing new - he is a thug, went to prison for being a thug and Phaedra was well aware of all this and she made the conscious choice to marry him. Good girls like bad boys!!!

182 days ago
81.

nycbunny    

Maybe he and Juicy Joe Giudice will be cell mates.

182 days ago
82.

Gwen    

wow

182 days ago
83.

Ellie    

Once a crook,,always a crook!

181 days ago
84.

Jazzi    

All I have to say is, these people have no damn shame! All these wannabe celebs are never satisfied with the money they make! Greed is their downfall!

181 days ago
85.

Ex-ATLien    

Trust and believe, if the Fed's have indicted him, and they have an informant, Apollo is DONE!!!!! Identity theft carries a MANDATORY 2YEAR SENTENCE FOR EACH COUNT, which are consecutive, so it's not a good look.

181 days ago
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PhoenixFuller    

If you do the crime, everyone involved should serve time. TMZ this picture is unnecessary, it just adds to the "stop snitching" attitude. On another note, I wish more people would "snitch". Maybe there would be more prevention and closure in unsolved crimes and murders of loved ones.

83 days ago
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