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09/07/2017 03:43:28 AM · #1
This is quite an incredible story of a guy who was stealing other photog's war zone photos and slightly modifying them and passing them off as his own. He gained significant acclaim doing this and he also photoshopped some other dude in some of his photos and fooled people into thinking that was him. BBC investigation exposed him, but didn't uncover his real identity, so seems like he got away with it all.

Story here: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-41174069
09/07/2017 04:15:21 AM · #2
Here's a further report on this, with more pictures of the surfer dude identity and of some of the pictures he purloined.
09/07/2017 05:39:04 AM · #3
i bet if they ever actually find him, his name will be Keyser Söze ;-)
09/07/2017 02:16:32 PM · #4
Originally posted by Skip:

i bet if they ever actually find him, his name will be Keyser Söze ;-)

or Frank Abagnale. :)
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