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“Fake Colonel” released from jail
Posted: 8:09 PM, Jun 19, 2012
Updated: 2012-06-19 21:42:35-04
The man known as the "fake colonel" is out of jail ahead of schedule.
This is the picture that started the investigation into Michael Hamilton -- who was discovered to have made appearances and speaking engagements for a fee.
He was found guilty of embezzling $30, 000 from the U.S. Department of Veteran’s Affairs.
Hamilton was sentenced to 16 months in prison back in September. He served less than 9 months.
According to the records with the federal bureau of prisons, he was released Friday.
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