Stolen Valor

Pennsylvania man to spend up to 12 years in prison for stolen valor, theft charges

In addition to jail time, Christopher Crawford must also pay back $16,701.15 that he stole from American Legion Post 568.

Montana Supreme Court upholds stolen valor ruling

The Montana Supreme Court has ruled in favor of a Whitefish businessman who was defrauded of about a quarter-million dollars in a stolen valor case involving a Virginia man.

Combating Stolen Valor: Why this disservice to veterans remains an ongoing problem

It is impossible to say exactly how many people falsely claim military service or honors. But the problem is widespread enough that even those within the military sometimes get caught lying about their service. Unlike civilians or veterans, current military members can be punished for lying about their military records.