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Fake Navy SEAL sentenced to federal prison for fraud | Guns.com

Fake Navy SEAL sentenced to federal prison for fraud | Guns.com

A California man who posed as a highly decorated Naval special warfare operator to defraud a charity of over $30,000 is headed to prison.

William J. Burley, 36, was sentenced to three years in federal prison on Monday for defrauding two non-profit organizations in 2012 for a rescue mission he never mounted. He pleaded guilty in August to wire fraud.

Burley, who claimed to be a former SEAL that received numerous citations including for service in Afghanistan, conned International Aid Services-USA, a U.S. based charity…

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