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Old 03-12-2010, 09:36 AM
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The thread on whether or not anyone has ever caught anyone lying about their military experience reminded me of this...story is out of Huntsville, AL from the Huntsville Times.

Alledged Fake Hero Faces Court Today
Thursday, March 11, 2010

"The 26-year-old man accused of wearing military medals he didn't earn is due in federal court in Huntsville this afternoon for arraignment. Skyler Tarquin Smith, 26, was indicted for allegedly pinning onto his uniform two Purple Hearts, a Bronze Star, a Combat Infantry Badge, a Senior Parachutist Badge and an Air Assault Badge.
He was also indicted on charges of wire fraud, involving a ring he said was diamond and worth nearly $350,000, though he sold it for $70,000. After the buyer wired him the money to a Huntsville bank and received the ring, he had it appraised. It is valued at $13."

Rest of story here...

Alleged fake hero faces court today - al.com
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Old 03-12-2010, 09:51 AM
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It take all kind, doesn't it?

And to think that he actually thought that that he was good enough to sit among those who did earn the Purple Heart. Almost makes you want to pity the fool. NOT!
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