Video: Man confronts Marine impersonator at high school graduation

According to WRTV, the man in question was attending a high school graduation wearing the uniform when veterans noticed that something seemed off with the uniform.

"I just immediately knew, it didn't take long to know he was a fake and it wouldn't take any Marine longer than five seconds to know that was a fake," Brandyn Skaggs said, who is a former Marine recently back from Afghanistan. [WRTV]

The video of the confrontation was posted to the popular "Stolen Valor" YouTube channel.

It is not illegal for a civillian to lie about one's military service and is protected under the First Amendment. However, The Stolen Valor Act of 2013 makes it a crime for a person to fraudulently claim having received any of a series of particular military decorations and awards with the intention of obtaining money, property, or other tangible benefit. 

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