Man accused of using fake ID to become flight attendant

MIAMI (WFLX) - A man accused of stealing a New York man's identity to become a flight attendant remains behind bars in Miami on a one-million dollar bond.

Thirty-eight-year-old Jophan Porter is charged with six counts of identity fraud. He's accused of assuming another man's identity to become a flight attendant for American Eagle Airlines.

The FBI is trying to determine how Porter passed security screenings to be hired as a flight attendant.

Authorities say Porter is living in the U.S. illegally.

Authoriteis say Porter had several driver's licenses, a passport and a Department of Transportation ID card when he was arrested over the weekend.

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