Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility

Maryland special forces impersonator gets 21 months (access required)

A Coast Guard reservist who got work as a counter-terrorism trainer by posing as a Special Forces veteran was sentenced Tuesday to 21 months in prison. William Hillar, 66, of Millersville, also claimed to be the inspiration for a Hollywood movie centered on human trafficking. Hillar pleaded guilty to wire fraud in March, admitting to a 12-year ...