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Ex-Marine Pleads Guilty To Defrauding Charities

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DALLAS (AP) - A former Marine has pleaded guilty to mail fraud after admitting that he lied that he’d suffered battle injuries in order to defraud charities of thousands of dollars to feed a golf habit.

A Justice Department statement says Michael Duye Campbell entered his plea on Wednesday before a federal judge in Dallas. The Houston man faces up to 20 years in prison when sentenced June 19.

Campbell defrauded charities out of at least $40,000 as he pursued his ambition of playing on the PGA Tour.

The 30-year-old Campbell lived in the Dallas area as recently as 2010. Military records show he served in the Marine Corps from 2000 to 2004, but the records do not support his claim to have been a combat veteran who suffered a traumatic brain injury.

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