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Man Accused of Impersonating NFL Player Vince Young Extradited to Texas



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    Stephan A. Pittman is accused of using Vince Young's name to make money.

    Texas authorities completed their extradition of a Fort Washington, Md. man accused of impersonating a professional football player.

    Stephan Pittman, 33 was sent back to Texas for violating his probation stemming from a 2009 sexual assault case in Dallas.

    Pittman is accused of impersonating Philadelphia Eagles backup quarterback Vince Young and swindling a D.C. woman out of $2,500.

    He’s been charged with first-degree felony fraud.

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    A woman says Pittman posed as Young, saying he wanted her to get involved with his foundation, but needed a donation of $5,000.

    She eventually agreed to donate half that amount.

    A spokesman with the U.S. attorney’s office said the fraud charges in D.C. will stand.

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