He left his family and started a new one using a dead man’s identity, police say.
July 26, 2016
The Washington Post - The only problem, police say, was that Terry Jude Symansky was
not really Terry Jude Symansky. He was actually an Indiana man named Richard Hoagland
who vanished 25 years ago and has been considered dead since 2003, the paper reported.
Gerry Beyer, a law professor at Texas Tech University who studies identity theft,
told the Tampa Bay Times that Hoagland's alleged actions are unusual because most
identity thieves steal people's names to commit crimes.
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