Tag Archives: Imposter

‘Innocent prank?’ Imposter orders Argentinian plane to take off, sparks mass pilot confusion

A private pilot in Argentina made what appears to be the worst-advised prank ever when he set his walkie-talkie frequency to that used by the airport control tower and started giving instructions to an airliner. The incident happened on Sunday at the Jorge Newbery Airport in Buenos Aires. The man responsible, later identified as Fabián Norberto Penín, used a portable ...

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Imposter ‘Saudi prince’ caught after eating pork during $50,000 scam

A con artist who defrauded his victims of millions of dollars while posing as a Saudi prince got caught after a Miami hotelier noticed the supposedly devout Muslim royal was eating pork during their meetings. Anthony Gignac, a Colombian-born scammer known for targeting super-rich real estate developers, worked under the alias ‘Sultan Bin Khalid Al-Saud’ as he finagled gifts worth ...

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Imposter architect accused by AG Schneiderman gets up to 7 years

ALBANY — Goodbye Newman! Paul J. Newman, the upstate man who was accused by the New York Attorney General’s Office in April of masquerading as a licensed architect, was sentenced Tuesday to two-and-a-third to seven years in prison. “Deceptively posing as a licensed and registered architect has real consequences — including prison time,” said Attorney General Eric Schneiderman. Newman pleaded ...

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Imposter architect pleads guilty after AG Schneiderman busts him

ALBANY — This fake architect is no longer master of his own domain. Paul J. Newman, who was accused by the New York Attorney General’s Office in April of masquerading as a licensed architect, pleaded guilty to a host of felony charges in three upstate counties and is likely headed to prison, officials announced Wednesday. Attorney General Eric Schneiderman had ...

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