Feds: Fox Staffer Boosted Iraqi Souvenirs

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Feds: Fox Staffer Boosted Iraqi Souvenirs

FREAK: The Wisconsin Thong Thief gets busted.

 Ben Johnson 

APRIL 23--A Fox News Channel engineer has been charged with trying to smuggle stolen paintings and other souvenirs from the Iraqi war into the United States. According to the below federal affidavit, Benjamin Johnson, 27, tried last Thursday to get the booty past Customs agents at Dulles International Airport near Washington, D.C.. Included in Johnson's stash were paintings boosted from one of the lavish palaces occupied by Uday Hussein, one of deposed Iraqi President Saddam Hussein's sons. Johnson has been fired by Fox, where he worked for six years. (4 pages)