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Sat May 25, 2013, 09:43 PM

Fort Worth police say ‘Colonel Mike’ created an elaborate ruse about a military career

Retired Gen. David Petraeus, then director of the Central Intelligence Agency, left his own heartfelt message for McDowell and his fiancee at the time, Christy.

“My staff and I are praying for you and Christy and your mother as you go through this time of sorrow and grief over the loss of your father,” Petraeus wrote. “General McDowell was a great man and leader, and I am confident that you will accomplish even more than he did in his lifetime.


McDowell, 57, has never been in the military. Neither had his father — actually an Irving evangelist who died in 1985 while leading a revival in California.

The comments from top military officers were fake; investigators believe they were written by McDowell to go along with the phony obituary that he’d created for his father.

Read more here: http://www.star-telegram.com/2013/05/25/4884594/fort-worth-police-say-colonel.html#storylink=cpy

[font color=green]Impersonating a public servant, tampering with government documents, impersonating a military officer, acquiring special access, persuading DPS employees to issue him valid driver’s licenses without his picture or fingerprints, obtaining Purple Heart recipient license plates and bigamy.

The future doesn't look rosy for 'Colonel Mike'.[/font]

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Sun May 26, 2013, 12:51 PM

1. Wow

Hope he live to regret this

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