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The Knucklehead of the Day award

Today's winner is John McLaughlin. He gets the award for the following-

John McLaughlin, authorities say, picked the wrong guy to tell he was a U.S. Marshal: A real one.

In fact, prosecutors say, he blew his cover over $2 at a kids' football game.

John McLaughlin is charged with impersonation of a federal agent, a felony.

Federal investigators now are trying to pin down how many people the out-of-work contractor fooled, or at least tried to fool.

Actual lawmen arrested McLaughlin, 48, this morning at his Jupiter home after a federal grand jury in West Palm Beach indicted him Thursday.

U.S. Magistrate Judge James J. Hopkins ordered McLaughlin held in lieu of $100,000 bail, assistant U.S. Attorney John McMillan said this afternoon. He is charged with impersonation of a federal agent, a felony punishable by up to three years in prison and a $250,000 fine.

Nothing else needs to be said. I name John McLaughlin today's Knucklehead of the Day.


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unfortunately, I dated this fool. He told me he was a Navy Seal and worked for Blackwater, and Oh forgot to mention he was married. He drove around on his big maroon Harley and showed off. He fooled me and many others. I feel bad for his wife and kids and who ever else dated him. He was very charming, I know.....unbelieveable......but isn't that apart of a sociopath's personality, or it can be at least. He was a good pathological liar and hurt many I presume.




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