Day-Care Operator Busted for ID Theft

A former day care operator is going to federal prison for fraud in connection with an identity theft case.  A federal judge today sentenced Tracy Rankin of West Fargo  to 18 months in prison and ordered her to pay back $57,000 and a $66,000 judgment for stealing the identities of 2 people and using at least 7 credit cards to get more than $76,000.  She used the money to buy a motorcycle, jewelry, a horse and other items.   Just the necessities, I guess…