Featured by Robert Moran, The Philadelphia Inquirer
Pennsylvania man pleads guilty to posing as heroic Navy SEAL to get $300,000 in veterans benefits
A 58-year-old Bucks County man pleaded guilty Wednesday in federal court to pretending to be a Navy SEAL and wounded prisoner of war to steal $300,000 in veterans benefits, prosecutors said
Man accused of faking Navy SEAL record was previously convicted of setting fire to New Jersey cottages that housed nuns
""Society is entitled to be protected from his criminal propensities, whether they incline him to burn things down or steal from veterans, their widows, and their orphans,"
Pennsylvania man accused of faking record as Navy SEAL, POW to steal $300K in benefits
Meleski claimed he was beaten, shot, and tortured, and that he suffered a TBI while jumping out a window in Beirut and carrying a dead SEAL on his back.