Day of the Soldado sentenced

| March 14, 2022

Matthew Marshall

Couple weeks back we talked about this lying dog-faced phony soldier Matthew Marshall who stood accused of bilking a billionaire out of millions of dollars. ChipNASA sends in word that he’s been sentenced to six years and “a shit ton of restitution no one will ever see a dime” of, as Chip put it ever so eloquently.

From American Military News;

A Whitefish man who falsely claimed to be a former Force Recon Marine and CIA operative to defraud a Montana investor of $2.3 million was sentenced in federal court Thursday.

Matthew Anthony Marshall, 51, pleaded guilty last November to an indictment charging him with wire fraud, money laundering and tax evasion. He was handed a six-year prison sentence to be followed by three years of supervised release, according to a news release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office.

U.S. District Judge Donald W. Molloy presided at the sentencing.

“Mr. Marshall devised an elaborate scheme layered in lies to defraud the victim,” said Special Agent in Charge Dennis Rice of the Salt Lake City FBI.

“Like most fraud cases, Mr. Marshall’s motive was simply greed. The FBI’s Salt Lake City Field Office would like to acknowledge the many special agents across the country, the intelligence community, and witnesses, who worked together to hold this accomplished fraudster and manipulator accountable and seek justice for the victim.”

Marshall began working for the victim in the spring of 2013. In a scheme involving lies, fake emails and texts, he convinced the man that he was a former CIA agent and member of an elite Force Reconnaissance unit in the U.S. Marine Corps who had been part of covert missions around the world, according to federal court documents.

Marshall asked the man if he would fund “off the books” CIA-backed rescue missions, which Marshall said would involve assault teams he would lead in foreign countries. The victim wired Marshall a series of at least six payments, totaling about $2,355,000 between 2013 and 2016, all under the guise of funding five missions.

Marshall also forwarded the victim fake texts from Cofer Black, a former CIA officer and director of the CIA counterterrorism center. Marshall used a phone application called “Burner” to log two numbers with Virginia area codes to make it look like they were associated with Black. He then sent himself fake messages, purportedly from Black. Black has never been associated with either Virginia number Marshall used with the Burner app and does not know Marshall, the release said.

Marshall was never associated with the CIA in any capacity and never served in an elite Force Reconnaissance unit in the Marine Corps. He did however receive an other than honorable discharge from the Marine Corps Reserve in November 1999.

The money Marshall defrauded from the victim was used on personal expenses, loans and gifts to Marshall’s friends. He did not use it for any missions. Marshall also failed to report the cash in his 2013 taxes, resulting in tax evasion of $356,756, according to the release.

“Marshall promoted a fantasy world filled with fake missions carried out by fictitious operatives for clandestine agencies in faraway lands for phony purposes. It was all fake, but unfortunately it was paid for with real money from a real victim. And the money never went anywhere except to Marshall’s personal accounts,” U.S. Attorney Leif Johnson said.

“The lengths to which Marshall went to carry off this fraud can hardly be overstated. He used a phone application to send fake text messages; he created false emails; he sent the victim prayer beads collected during a fake mission; and he got a tattoo to falsely signify that he was a member of ‘Force Recon.’”

Judge Molloy ordered a total of $3,254,327 restitution, with $2,355,000 to be paid to the victim and $899,327 to be paid to the IRS.

“Tax evasion and fraud of this magnitude, and with this degree of dishonesty and deceit, deserves to be punished. I applaud the investigative efforts of our agents and federal law enforcement partners in uncovering this elaborate scheme and bringing Mr. Marshall to justice,” said Andy Tsui, IRS Criminal Investigation Special Agent in Charge, Denver Field Office.

“Today’s sentencing serves as a reminder to others that operating outside of the law and failing to pay taxes on income gained through legal or illegal means has severe consequences.”

Assistant U.S. Attorneys Timothy J. Racicot and Ryan G. Weldon and Trial Attorney S. Derek Shugert, National Security Division, U.S. Department of Justice, prosecuted the case, which was investigated by the IRS Criminal Investigation and FBI.

Judge Molloy accepted a plea agreement in the case and dismissed eight other counts. Marshall was allowed to self-surrender to the Bureau of Prisons.

I wouldn’t hold out a lot of hop on recouping that $3.2M. Thanks to Bidenflation, she should have sentenced him to pay $4M (which accounts for the devaluing of the dollar since his crimes).

Category: Crime, Marine Corps Poser, Valor Vultures

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jeff LPH 3 63-66

Marshall gives a bad name to Matt Dillon


wait…a billionaire was attempting to fund shadow ops in other nations?

Would that attempt not also be a crime?

Even though it was a scam, the fact remains this person thought they were funding what would likely be unlawful operations.


So the guy that got screwed, how was he smart enough to earn that kind of money and not be smart enough to figure out he’s getting taken to the cleaners by some klowne wannabe pew pew warrior ???


“He did however receive an other than honorable discharge from the Marine Corps Reserve”


Despicable Scum! Enjoy the menu to be served to you at The BTJ&T Deli. I hear the specialties are Manmeat Sammiches, Creame of Sum YounGuy Soup, and Tossed Salads. Try to get you a gig in the prison laundry, may pick up the skilz needed to become an Apprentice Towel Fluffer at Brucie’s Bath House (enter thru the rear) upon your release.

President Elect Toxic Deplorable Racist SAH Neande

Are the knee pads supplied by the BTJ&T Prison Deli?
Or does Mr Marshall have to buy them himself from points/cigarettes earned from “services rendered”?

High quality knee pads may be found at the White House gift shop, each set personally tested and autographed by Kamala Harris herself.


It’s federal pound u in the ass prison for him…


We’re not going to white-collar resort prison, no, no, no…

Love that fucking movie.

Green Thumb

I can hear the whimpering from The False Commander “Phony” Phil Monkress (CEO of All-Points Logistics) way over here.

Phildo has lost a trusted aide and brother in arms.


I’m hanging out in the wrong sewing circles. I can’t ever find a nice billionaire to fund phony black bag ops,


Force Reconnaissance.

— SIGH —

It’s always Force Reconnaissance with these shitbirds.

(And/or Scout Sniper)



When I decide to fake the phony funk, I will do so as a scout-swimmer.


Good one.

Hack Stone

When he does get released, there will be a job waiting for him at Prudential Associates in Rockville Maryland.


Only six years, which means he will only serve about 4.5 years. He should have been sentenced to over 15 years because of all the multiple acts of fraud.