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    Eye doctor's detective work leads to infamous con artist

    Eye doctor's detective work leads to infamous con artist
    http://www.9news.com/story/news/loca...ctor/31883969/

    "KUSA - A Boulder eye doctor can now add "sleuth" to his resume after he discovered who he thought was a common thief could be an infamous con artist."

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    "Dupuis and his father are optometrists at the EyeCare Center of Boulder. After someone stole nearly $1,200 of eyeglasses from them, Dupuis decided to become a detective."

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    "The doctor reported the case to police, but misdemeanors aren't a top priority. So he decided figure out who the man in the video was on his own.

    Dupuis found the frames on eBay, with the serial numbers matching the frames from his store. He decided to buy something else from the man's account, hoping the purchased package would have a name and address."

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    "Hogue, 55, has a rap sheet dating back to the 1980s and, according to the Colorado Bureau of Investigation, he has nine known aliases.

    Time Magazine puts Hogue on a list of the top 10 impostors. One of his first schemes was getting into Princeton University using a fake name and fake story."

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    Time's article on James Hogue:

    Top 10 Imposters
    http://content.time.com/time/special...900619,00.html

    NY Times Article from 1991:

    Tracing a Devious Path to the Ivy League
    http://www.nytimes.com/1991/03/04/ny...vy-league.html

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    I wonder if Dupuis will now rename his optometry practice "Private Eye" Care.
    "Some circumstantial evidence is very strong, as when you find a trout in the milk."
    - Henry David Thoreau

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    Quote Originally Posted by Indy Anna View Post
    I wonder if Dupuis will now rename his optometry practice "Private Eye" Care.
    That's awesome!!!




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