Georgia veteran who faked Purple Heart and Silver Star gets maximum jail time

A veteran who collected federal benefits after faking a mental health condition and who falsely claimed to have earned two military honors was sentenced to a year in prison

Navy Special Warfare (SEAL) Trident.

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


Stolen Valor

Veterans and other Americans are on the lookout for those who would steal valor. A growing number of fakers make claims on medals they didn't earn or don’t deserve.

Nathaniel Atkins

Fire official says Navy petty officer lied about saving two children from a burning home

'At no time was he inside the structure and at no time did he physically remove any person from the building.'

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Remember that guy who went on a racist tirade in Florida? Well, he’s a Navy SEAL poser, too

“He’s a narcissist,” his daughter said. “He just has to be the center of attention.”