Vince Young Impostor Suspect Arrested

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    The Ft. Washington man arrested for impersonating Eagles quarterback Vince Young is described by scam victims as having a "certain swagger". Neighbors of Stephan Pittman are shocked at his arrest, calling him "kind and respectful". News4's Jackie Bensen has the story.

    A Maryland man was arrested on D.C. fraud charges in the Vince Young impostor case, police said.

    Police suspect Stephan Pittman, of Fort Washington, of posing as the Philadelphia Eagles quarterback and accepting money to make appearances.

    Vince Young Impostor Suspect Arrested

    [DC] Vince Young Impostor Suspect Arrested
    Police escort the suspect in the Vince Young impostor case into the station.

    The impostor made several appearances in the past week or so, according to the Vince Young Foundation. He said he was accepting money for that non-profit.

    The case dates to at least spring, when Young filed a complaint in Houston saying a man was using his name to make money in D.C. and Maryland.

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    [DC] Quarterback "Sneak"
    Now to a warning tonight about an impostor pretending to be a football star. He's accused of duping people out of thousands of dollars right here in the Washington area.News4's Aaron Gilchrist spoke with one woman who nearly got tripped up.

    The Washington Examiner gossip blog Yeas and Nays ran a picture identifying Young at a Georgetown party for model Jana Sedlakova that was also attended by former heavyweight champ Riddick Bowe in early September, but that, too, was an impostor.

    Prince George’s County police arrested Pittman Friday afternoon.

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    [DC] Vince Young Warns of Imposter
    Eagles back-up quarterback Vince Young says a man is impersonating him in the D.C. area.