Sunday, February 16, 2014

Resume fibber now a principal at charter school | New York Post

Resume fibber now a principal at charter school | New York Post: Brooklyn charter-school principal Lewis Franklin Thomas III has been booted from education jobs in three other cities after a string of resume falsehoods — which were first exposed in Cleveland in 2005 after he claimed he was a member of the Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity but couldn’t do the handshake, the education news site Chalkbeat reported.

Saturday, December 07, 2013

Wife of convicted fake doctor can practice again - Connecticut Post

Wife of convicted fake doctor can practice again - Connecticut Post: The State Medical Examining Board on Tuesday voted to allow a Trumbull psychiatrist, who was disciplined eight years ago in an unusual case, to practice in a health-care facility on a limited basis.Liane Leedom was sanctioned for allowing her then-husband to practice medicine without a license. Her ex-husband was sentenced to five years in prison and five years' probation for posing as a doctor and sexually assaulting women at the clinic where Leedom was medical director. Leedom now maintains on her website that she was a victim of her ex-husband's actions as a "con artist."

Friday, October 11, 2013

Phony War Heroes Exposed By ‘Guardian Of Valor’

Phony War Heroes Exposed By ‘Guardian Of Valor’: Phony war heroes have been exposed by “Guardian Of Valor.” The organization is run by a group of veterans and Active Duty soldiers who seek to expose men posing as soldiers and veterans. Nearly 4,000 men have reportedly been exposed by Guardian of Valor and similar organizations over the last 10 years. Many of those men have used their phony status as a means to gain sympathy or praise. Even worse, numerous fake veterans have collected government benefits.

Sunday, June 23, 2013

Saudi Gazette - PME takes fake doctor to court

Saudi Gazette - PME takes fake doctor to court: The Administrative Court in Jeddah is looking into forgery charges against a Saudi national who worked as a consultant with the Presidency of Meteorology and the Environment (PME).The man obtained the job after he claimed that he has a doctorate degree in meteorology. The PME had filed the lawsuit after it discovered the man’s qualifications were fake. During the trial, the man said he only holds a secondary school certificate.

Saturday, June 22, 2013

Ex-Cop Jailed in France for Sexual Assault as Fake Doctor — Naharnet

Ex-Cop Jailed in France for Sexual Assault as Fake Doctor — Naharnet: A Belgian ex-policeman masquerading as a doctor in France was charged and jailed Friday for allegedly sexually assaulting at least eight female patients, prosecutors said.The 57-year-old man, who was not named pending trial, was also charged with illegally practicing medicine as an alternative "energy therapist" without a licence, the head prosecutor in the northeastern town of Verdun, Yves Le Clair, told Agence France Presse.