SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A former employee at a Mission Beach fitness center Wednesday admitted racking up thousands of dollars in online purchases using clients' stolen IDs.
Christopher Polley pleaded guilty to three felony counts, including grand theft and false impersonation of another, and faces between 180 days and a year in jail when he is sentenced Sept. 6.
Polley, 26, was arrested June 26 after police searched his Pacific Beach home.
While working at the Wave House from May 2010 through January of this year, the defendant stole hundreds of applications and contracts, authorities said.
Defense attorney Jim Fitzpatrick said Polley is "very motivated" to get out of custody and begin paying back the stolen money, which he estimated to be around $20,000.
At the time of Polley's arrest, police said the amount of loss was at least $40,000.
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