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Jeffrey Epstein – NOT a Navy SEAL

| December 10, 2019 | 62 Comments
Jeffrey Epstein – NOT a Navy SEAL

Several media outlets including BusinessInsider.com and the thesun.co.uk are reporting that Jeffrey Epstein dressed as a U.S. Navy SEAL during a birthday party for Princess Beatrice’s 18th birthday party at Windsor Castle.  A photo was even published in The Sun that featured disgraced Hollywood film mogul Harvey Weinstein, Jeffrey Epstein and Epstein’s alleged cohort Ghislaine […]

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Fake SEAL Charged with Defrauding VA Update

| December 4, 2019 | 39 Comments
Fake SEAL Charged with Defrauding VA Update

Richard Meleski, Career Criminal Late last month Steve posted up the sorry tale of one Richard Meleski, who fraudulently claimed military service as a Navy SEAL, falsely claimed he served in Beirut, and claimed he was both a POW and Silver Star recipient. These claims resulted in his wrongly receiving over $300,000 from the VA, […]

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Myke Michaels – Phony Vietnam Vet, Phony SEAL

| December 2, 2019 | 129 Comments
Myke Michaels – Phony Vietnam Vet, Phony SEAL

The folks at MilitaryPhony send us their work on Myke Ivan Michaels.  Michaels is 65 years old as of December 2019 and lives in Studio City, California. On occasion, he is listed as ‘Maysen Michaels’ in addition to Myke Michaels. Michaels works in the film industry as a Hollywood make-up artist, having worked on popular […]

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Fake SEAL Charged with Defrauding VA Out of More Than $300K

| November 26, 2019 | 115 Comments
Fake SEAL Charged with Defrauding VA Out of More Than $300K

Several newspapers are reporting that Richard Meleski allegedly faked his service as a Navy SEAL, falsely claimed he served in Beirut, claimed he was both a POW and Silver Star recipient to defraud the VA out of more than $300,000. The Philadelphia Inquirer writes: A 58-year-old Bucks County man was indicted for falsely claiming he […]

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Eric Winstead – Phony SEAL & Fake MoH

| October 14, 2019 | 124 Comments
Eric Winstead – Phony SEAL & Fake MoH

The folks at Military Phony give us their work on Eric James Winstead who lives in Rockmart Georgia.  Winstead claims to be a retired Master Chief and Navy SEAL. Winstead passed around a resume claiming he retired after serving for 22 years in the Navy, achieved the rank of Master Chief (E-9), obtained a “Department […]

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Sam Seiler – Phony SEAL

| October 1, 2019 | 179 Comments
Sam Seiler – Phony SEAL

The folks at Military Phony send us their work on Samuel Thomas Seiler, who more commonly just goes by “Sam.”  Seiler lives in Lockport New York and is 38 years old as of September 2019. Seiler works for a noteworthy, respectable ministry organization that supports veterans.  In a video, Seiler is held out to be […]

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James Diprato – Phony SEAL

| August 9, 2019 | 44 Comments
James Diprato – Phony SEAL

The folks at Military Phony send us their work on James Leo Diprato who has claimed on dating sites to be a Navy SEAL.  Here is a pic he posted on the dating site “Plenty of Fish” as profile ‘jdip5454’… And the profile itself… Then went on to claim he was the one on the […]

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Fake SEAL Behind Memorial Effort

| July 18, 2019 | 25 Comments
Fake SEAL Behind Memorial Effort

A Crofton Maryland man who was behind a memorial was recently found to be not all that he claimed. The Capital Gazette writes: Bob Pollock became known as perhaps one of the most dedicated people around Crofton, committed to honoring those who serve the nation. It only made sense, as the creator of the Two […]

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