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Nebraska man accused of impersonating US Marshal

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Posted at 1:10 PM, Sep 30, 2020

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — Authorities say a Nebraska man who falsely identifying himself as a U.S. Marshal at various places in around Omaha has been arrested.

The U.S. Marshals Service said in a news release that 55-year-old Jeffrey Ostdiek of Sarpy County was taken into custody Wednesday at a hotel in Omaha.

Ostdiek allegedly identified himself as a U.S. Marshal to the Sarpy County Sheriff’s Office and at a local spa where he asked for information on an employee. He also allegedly went to another Omaha business and harassed employees for several days, claiming there was a federal case against the company.

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