Phony call to Governor Scott wasn’t just a prank…

Phony David Koch Call Wasn’t Just A Prank, It May Have Been Identity Theft

William A. Jacobson
Legal Insurrection

A pro-union blogger impersonated David Koch in order to get through to Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker.  The blogger, pretending to be Koch, made numerous inflammatory and outrageous comments hoping to get a reaction from Walker.  The blogger recorded the phone call, and then released the phone call, causing a political firestorm directed at both Walker and Koch.

While anti-Koch and anti-Walker activists cheered the prank, there is a serious argument to be made that the “prank” was a crime under Wisconsin law.

Wisconsin law protects the “personal identifying information” of individuals.  The term is broadly defined, and includes a person’s name…

…Instead, the Madison Police Chief wants an investigation of Gov. Walker, even though there were no statements made by Walker which could constitute a crime.  If the Madison Police Chief wants someone and something to investigate, it is not Gov. Walker.

Read the entire article at Legal Insurrection

H/T Protein Wisdom

Related: New Lefty Hero Blogger Who Pranked WI Governor Says, “F*ck the Troops,” Calls Them Rapists Who “Volunteer to Murder People”…

“So, 4000 rubes are dead. Cry me the Tigris. Another 30,000 have been seriously wounded. Boo fucking hoo. They got what they asked for — and cool robotic limbs, too…”

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