"When his house was searched earlier this year, authorities found..."
Why, oh why, do these guys keep this stuff in their HOUSES?
It seems like the least you could do would be to use your uber-fraudy skillz to get the keys to some dude's abandoned warehouse, and set up shop there - and work with gloves on.
Then again, I guess if he'd done that there wouldn't be a Reg article about him. Crime is wasted on the criminals...