Kill it with fire.
Though the lie was intended to earn the 36-year-old convicted felon a lighter sentence, it actually had the opposite effect.
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
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...
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.
'At no time was he inside the structure and at no time did he physically remove any person from the building.'
“He’s a narcissist,” his daughter said. “He just has to be the center of attention.”
“He got everything he deserved ... he targeted veterans, stole their money and stole their valor.”
“We’ve been asking him to produce documents for five years. He had nothing.”
Calling him a “clever, calculated con man,” a Lackawanna County judge today found a West Scranton man guilty of stealing more than $17,000 from the American Legion Post 568 in...
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