Apparently this 24 year-old guy, Graham Eckerman, runs around scamming people by telling them he's in the Special Boat Squadron (SBS). He told people he's killed 40 terrorists, and four women, and he's received the Victoria Cross, (Britain's highest military honor) among other things.
One of the girls started getting suspicious after he told her he had been on a "secret mission to steal a file about Afghanistan and a daring escape from the U.S. Secret Service." He also told her that he'd spent 2 weeks in military prison for "ambushing U.S. Marines on their boat and tying them up as a practical joke."
Seriously, guys like that don't run around telling people. I thought this was something everyone knew! Okay, so if you're reading this and this behavior doesn't sound weird to you, let me clue you in: men that have been there, and lived it, DO NOT run around extolling their own virtues. Or even, a lot of the time, telling any stories. It's not how they're made.
I believe that, in America at least, it is against the law to impersonate a military officer. Eckerman is a tremendous disgrace to the world. He is a coward, a liar, and a fake.
The article says Eckerman has served time in jail twice for these types of offences, and was put on the sex offenders' registery in '99 for unknown reasons. Wow, what a winner! Ladies, ladies, I know it sounds awful, but when you meet a guy do your research! If your man wants money, tell him to get a job. If some guy wants donations, find out about the project! Yikes, do I have to tell y'all everything?
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