Date: 2 months ago   Category: Winter

The swindler of 12 years pretended to be a disabled person and fooled the Pope


In Italy was exposed the swindler who pretended to be many years a disabled person. The Daily Mail edition reports about it. In 2007 55-year-old Roberto Guglielmi from Florence by means of the neighbor dramatized road accident and received the counterfeit certificate confirming that he cannot go. Within 12 years the man received welfare payment, took on parkings places for disabled people and used other privileges. To deceive doctors, Guglielmi pricked anesthetics, sustained painful physical therapy and achieved an atrophy of muscles. The truth was not known even by his close friends and acquaintances. In public he moved on the wheelchair and got on feet only at home and during the trips out of the city. Over time Guglielmi was fond and began to fight for the rights of disabled people in the local newspaper. He claimed that he served in police and suffered during firefight with bandits. In 2014 the man wrote to Vatican and told the story. After that it was accepted by the Pope. On April 9 Guglielmi returned to Florence after rest in Togo. Representatives of the authorities noticed that it without the aid of strangers descended from a plane ladder, and began investigation. The hidden camera mounted in his house confirmed their suspicions. Till the end of the investigation of the swindler placed under house arrest. In 2018 it was reported that the 40-year-old Australian pretended eight years suffering from cancer. During this time offered her on treatment of 400 thousand Australian dollars. Even more interesting in our Instagram. Subscribe!

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