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Thursday, June 17, 2010

Woman pleads guilty to accessing Obama's student loan records

A woman pleaded guilty in Davenport federal court Wednesday to accessing Barack Obama’s student loan records without permission.Mercedes Costoyas, 53, of Iowa City, is one of nine people charged with exceeding authorized computer access.The indictments were filed last month in U.S. District Court, Davenport. Each person faces up to a year in prison and a $100,000 fine, if convicted.By pleading guilty, Costoyas still faces up to a year in prison. But her attorney, Christopher Hagenow, and prosecutor Joel Barrows said she likely faces zero to six months jail time...
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Picture Left:Accompanied by her lawyer Christopher Hagenow, left Mercedes Costoyas leaves U.S. District Court, Davenport in Davenport, Iowa, on Wednesday June 16, 2010 after pleading guilty to accessing the student loan records of Barack Obama. (Kevin E. Schmidt/Quad-City Times)

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