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  • Renton sex offender gets almost 3 years for using dead baby's identity

    A 53-year-old former girls basketball coach from Renton who was convicted in 2003 of sexual misconduct with a minor was sentenced Friday in U.S. District Court in Seattle to 32 months for identity theft and Social Security fraud. Anthony D. Giles was alleged to be using the identity of a deceased infant as early as 1990, according to the release from the U.S. Attorney Office in Seattle. Prosecutors said he had gotten drivers licenses and social security cards in the baby’s name. They also said he used it to obtain work at Boeing and to avoid having to disclose that...
  • Nebraska Woman, 86, Gets Phone Sex Bill

    02/24/2009 10:24:27 PM PST · by Lorianne · 3 replies · 604+ views
    MSNBC ^ | Feb. 20, 2009
    BELLEVUE, Neb. - An elderly Bellevue woman said she was billed for more than $1,000 in phone sex calls that she never made. Arlene Hald, 86, said she was surprised to receive a bill addressed to her husband, Sylvester, who has been dead for nearly 20 years. "I've never had a credit card, so I figure it's too late in my life to get started with one," she said. Sylvester Hald never had a credit card, either, yet an account in his name was charged for phone sex services. "We knew this was wrong," said Arlene Hald's daughter, Peggy Rytych....