Friday, October 11, 2013
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.
Posted by editor at 10/11/2013 07:56:00 AM
Monday, June 24, 2013
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."
Posted by editor at 6/24/2013 12:00:00 AM
Sunday, June 23, 2013
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.
Posted by editor at 6/23/2013 12:00:00 AM
Saturday, June 22, 2013
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.
Posted by editor at 6/22/2013 12:00:00 AM
Friday, June 21, 2013
ICOM warns of fake certificate scam | Museums Association: The International Council of Museums (ICOM) has alerted the cultural heritage community worldwide to a scam that distributes fake ICOM certificates of authenticity for the unrestricted import and export of African cultural heritage.The certificates are offered through fraudulent websites that imitate ICOM’s institutional website but are not run or authorised by ICOM.People looking to export or import African collections have been directed to the websites and told they must purchase a certificate of authenticity.In return for a fee, which can be as high as €2,000, the websites provide certificates that claim to release the bearer from requiring any other documents, such as title deeds, export certificate and license, certificate of expertise or certificate of authenticity.ICOM does not issue such certificates and said they must be obtained from relevant national government authorities.
Posted by editor at 6/21/2013 12:00:00 AM