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Radio Show Confronts Fake Panhandling Veteran

 
Radio Show Confronts Fake Panhandling Veteran
Posted Thursday, July 18th 2013 @ 3pm

A special report on panhandlers ruffled a lot of feathers in Grand Rapids, Michigan.  WZZM-TV did a story on people who beg for money on street corners.  They learned that many of these people were not actually homeless.  They say panhandlers make an average of $20 an hour in the city.

The story of one particular man caught the interest of a local radio show.  "Rudy" holds a sign on a busy corner that says, "Homeless vet."

But, he admits to a reporter that he isn't actually a veteran.

Obviously, this angered a lot of viewers, particularly the hosts of the "Free Beer and Hot Wings" show.  The show sent their producer to confront Rudy with a sign that read, "LIAR."

Rudy did not stick around.  Watch the video below.

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