On Thursday, star Phaedra Parks’ husband, Apollo Nida father of two, was reportedly questioned by US Marshals in Atlanta, Georgia and charged with bank fraud and identity theft. Apollo - who often appears on his wife's reality show - appeared before US District Court on Thursday in downtown Atlanta. The U.S. District Judge Gerrilyn G. Brill released Nida on a pretrial bond of $25,000. A preliminary hearing is set for Feb. 12, 2014.
This is significant because he is currently on state parole in Georgia, and due to the seriousness of his crime the charges usually trigger a state parole violation unless he is cooperating with the government. According to Access Atlanta, Apollo was investigated by the Secret Service's Counterfeit and U.S. Treasury Check Squad.
'She would then deposit fraudulent auto loan checks, stolen U.S. Treasury checks, stolen retirement checks issued to Delta Airlines employees, and checks in the names of real people that were owed unclaimed property from various state and federal government agencies.'The site also said the complaint against the star claimed he opened a fake auto dealership and applied for auto loans in the names of stolen identities.
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