I-Team 10 Update: Man sentenced for lying about receiving Purple Heart

Posted at: 11/08/2012 4:33 PM

A Manchester man who police say lied about receiving a Purple Heart was sentenced Thursday.

58-year-old Marc Restucci was placed on probation for two years. Investigators say he claimed he was shot multiple times while serving during the conflict in Grenada in 1983.

Officials say he then filed paperwork in an effort to increase his disability benefits.

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