For years, “Bobby Thompson” flew in the highest circles of political power.
Photographed alongside President George W. Bush, Karl Rove, John Boehner and other GOP power brokers, ostensibly as a representative a veterans’ charity, “Thompson” was in the game.
Just one problem. It was all a scam.
“Thompson” was arrested last month after a years-long manhunt spanning multiple states. But still, no one knows who he really is.
Eric Lach unwinds the tale.