Round Rock man uses dead man’s ID in Internet scam

ROUND ROCK, Texas (KXAN) — A Round Rock man will spend years in a Mississippi prison for using the identity of a dead man in an Internet scam. John Wiggins pleaded guilty Wednesday to two counts of using the identity in a scam on Craigslist.

Police say he posted a truck for sale online using the dead man’s identity and collected money, but the truck did not exist. A judge sentenced Wiggins to five years in prison. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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