Chris Muir's Day By Day

Monday, March 25, 2013

They All Want To Be Called "Hero."

But they won't - - or can't - - join and fight.

The "explosion" of Stolen Valor cases:

Since launching that veteran-vetting venture on a shoe-string budget in 1998, Schantag said her nonprofit group — along with partners at similar sites — has revealed more than 4,000 hoaxers who falsely claimed military service or battlefield glory. It’s unclear how many of those 4,000 frauds later were prosecuted. A VA spokesman said such cases are not tracked by the agency.

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