Authorities are seeking an eastern Iowa man who is accused of pretending to be a veteran and stealing thousands of dollars.
According to the Henry County Sheriff’s Office, a benefit motorcycle ride was held in Mount Pleasant in September 2020 for 45-year-old Christopher Williams of Oxford Junction who claimed to be a veteran. Williams received over $4,500 from the event.
A concerned citizen contacted the sheriff’s office on May 2nd, 2022 reporting a possible situation of stolen valor. Several attempts were made to confirm Williams’ veteran status but no records were found to confirm that Williams ever served in the armed forces.
A warrant has been issued for Williams’ arrest. He faces a charge of second-degree fraudulent practice, a Class D felony