Man Who Pretended To Be Missing Illinois Boy Faces New Charges
April 18, 2019 9:45PM CDT
An Ohio man accused of pretending to be a missing Illinois boy is facing new charges including identify theft. Federal prosecutors say a grand jury upped the charges against Brian Rini this week to two counts of making false statements and aggravated identity theft. The 23-year-old was initially charged earlier this month after DNA testing proved he was not Timmothy Pitzen, who disappeared in 2011. Rini is a convicted felon who has falsely claimed to be a victim of sex trafficking twice before. His arraignment is set for tomorrow.