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Washington man accused of identity theft in Coralville

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CORALVILLE (KWWL) -- A Washington man is in trouble after police say he used someone else's social security number to open a credit card account.

According to a criminal complaint, Joshua Coyle Staats, 28, of Washington, opened a credit card account at the Target in Coral Ridge Mall using someone else's social security number.

Police say he then used the card the same day and six other times over a few months to buy nearly $200 worth of merchandise.

Staats admitted to opening the account and making the purchases.

He is charged with Unauthorized Use of a Credit Card.

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