Thursday, February 25, 2016

Ex-Marine Getting Jail Time After Lying About Service

Former Marine who lied about service to get donations is sentenced to jail time
The Virginian-Pilot

By Jane Harper
12 hrs ago

When the charity obtained a copy of his record, it showed that Henry received a bad conduct discharge from the Marine Corps in 1998, the stipulation said. He was never in combat, received no commendations or medals, was not a K-9 handler and was not involved in a helicopter crash, which were all claims that he had made, the stipulation said.
A former Marine who lied about his military service to get assistance from a local charity was sentenced Wednesday to eight months in jail, according to a spokeswoman for the commonwealth’s attorney.
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