Here in Iowa, identity theft apparently can have other uses. From an Iowa Department of Criminal Investigation press release:
Today, Friday, January 20, 2012, Zachary Edwards, age 29, from Des Moines, Iowa, was arrested and criminally charged with Identity Theft, an Aggravated Misdemeanor (Iowa Code 715A.8(2))...
According to the Criminal Complaint, on June 24, 2011, Edwards fraudulently used, or attempted to use, the identity of Iowa Secretary of State Matt Schultz and/or Secretary Schultz’s brother, Thomas Schultz, with the intent to obtain a benefit, in an alleged scheme to falsely implicate Secretary Schultz in perceived illegal or unethical behavior while in office.
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This isn't the first time someone linked to Senator Harkin has had troubles with the law:
Ramona Cunningham and Senator Harkin at the dedication of the Harkin Learning Center at CIETC headquarters.
But Ms. Cunningham's scandal was more old school, fragrant of sex and money.
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