Pa. Microsoft ID theft suspect now charged by Army

** FILE ** In this July 13, 2007 file photo, Vulcan chairman and Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen arrives at the annual Allen and Co.'s media conference in Sun Valley, Idaho. Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, who has seen his massive investment in cable operator Charter Communications Inc. vanish, at least on paper. He holds a 51 percent stake in Charter, now the nation's fourth-largest cable operator, with 5.5 million customers in 27 states. It's his biggest investment since leaving Microsoft in 1983. (AP Photo/Douglas C. Pizac, File)

April 4, 2012 8:49:53 AM PDT
A Pittsburgh man charged by the FBI with illegally obtaining a credit card using the identity of Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen will first face desertion charges filed at the Louisiana Army base where he's now stationed.