Nebraska man gets prison for impersonating federal officer
The man was sentenced to 17 months in prison after being found guilty in September
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An eastern Nebraska man has been sentenced to more than a year in federal prison for impersonating a federal officer.
The U.S. Attorney’s Office for Nebraska says in a news release that 56-year-old Jeffrey Thomas Ostdiek was sentenced Tuesday to 17 months in prison after he was found guilty in September of four counts of impersonating a federal officer.
Prosecutors say Ostdiek went to several places in Omaha between October 2016 and January 2017 claiming to be a postal inspector or postmaster general.
Prosecutors say that in September 2020, Ostdiek also went to several businesses and a home claiming to be a U.S. marshal.