Jury Awards $1.7M in Stolen Valor, Fraud Case
Laron D. Shannon has been "masquerading as a Marine" for many years.
Steve Martin's 'Stolen Valor' in 'Dirty Rotten Scoundrels'
Steve plays a con man who passes himself off as a wounded warrior in this classic comedy.
Man Who Defrauded VA Out of Nearly $200K Gets Short Prison Sentence
Keith Hudson was sentenced to six months in federal prison, 1/20th of the possible time he could have served.
Wisconsin Legion Officer Resigns Over Military Service Claim
A historian for the Wisconsin American Legion resigned after the organization said he embellished his military service.
Republican Lawmaker Accused of Embellishing Military Service
Colleagues of Oklahoma legislator Mike Ritze have accused him of wearing unearned military decorations.
WWII Vet Who Appeared with Obama Admits D-Day Fabrications
Morley Piper, 93, of Essex, said he was not a member of the 29th Infantry Division, as he had claimed.
Teacher Fired After Lying about Military Service, Purple Hearts
The Massachusetts high school teacher claimed to be a combat veteran who had received two Purple Hearts.
Feds: Military Impersonator Used Helicopter to Impress Woman
Christin Desgroux pretended to be a three-star Army general and landed at a technology company.
Man Claimed to Be Army General, Flew Helo to Tech Company, Feds Say
Christian Gerald Desgroux, 57, was indicted by a grand jury on charges of pretending to be an Army lieutenant general.