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Fake Congress aide goes postal, then to jail

After failing to land a job as a U.S. postmaster, Gerardo Boloy berated the post office's spokesman in an angry e-mail -- pretending to be a Florida congressman's aide, authorities say.

That landed him in jail.

He was charged this week in Miami-Dade for allegedly claiming to be the chief of staff for U.S. Rep. Tim Mahoney, a Palm Beach Gardens Democrat.

Boloy's misstep, the feds say, was leaving a computer trail -- an e-mail sent from the decidely ungovernmental address of twatson4mahoney@yahoo.com.

Story here.


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