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Woods Takes the Stand in Theft Trial

Tiger Woods testified in an identity theft case on Monday against Anthony Lemar Taylor. The 29-year-old defendant is charged with six counts of felony identity theft and perjury.
 
Taylor allegedly used Tiger's real name -- Eldrick T. Woods -- along with his social security number to obtain several credit cards and a fake drivers license. He then ran up $17,000 in charges including a moving truck rental and a $100 down payment on a used car.
 
Woods testified that he didn't make any of the purchases and never gave Taylor permission to use his credit cards.
 
Taylor's attorney James Greiner said store clerks would never have mistaken his client for the world's No. 1 golfer. 'Does he just walk into Circuit City? What they're saying is Anthony Taylor, my client, walks in and says, 'Hey, I'm Eldrick Tiger Woods,'' Greiner said.
 
The trial, taking place in Sacramento, Calif., is expected to last well into January.