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Millersville man faces sentencing for fabricating credentials

Federal prosecutors say a Millersville man is facing sentencing for fabricating military and academic credentials to get jobs as a teacher and trainer.

A judge will sentence William Hillar on Tuesday in Baltimore.

Prosecutors say Hillar falsely claimed to be a retired colonel with Army special services and to have earned a doctorate in health education.

Hillar pleaded guilty in March to wire fraud and agreed to pay more than $170,000 in restitution.

The U.S. attorney’s office says in a sentencing memorandum that federal sentencing guidelines call for a sentence between 21 and 27 months and Hillar should receive a sentence at the high end of that range.