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Interesting stories about people who fakes his own death.
A married couple, John and Anne, owed a huge sum of money and decided to cash in on the insurance payment. All that is needed to do is to falsify the death of John.
March 12, 2002, he left the house, got into the canoe and never returned. on 22 March of the same year, in the course of investigation it was found broken John Canoe. In February of the following year he was declared dead, which gave the right to receive Ann insurance policy and pay off debt.
Enough money and then to go to Panama and start a new life. But this was not the end. In 2007, John went to the police, citing the loss of memory, and pretended to be a missing person. We launched an investigation and disclosed the trick. It was able to prove that all this time, John was with Anne.
The American writer Ken Kesey picturized known for his book "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest." He voluntarily participated in experiments to study the effects on the body of LSD and other drugs.
In 1965, Ken was arrested for possession of marijuana. Trying to mislead the police, he faked suicide, asking friends to leave his truck on a steep rock on the beach, along with intricate suicide note.
Kesey fled to Mexico in a car trunk friends. Upon returning to the United States eight months later, Kesey was arrested and sent to jail in Redwood City, California, for five months.
Timothy Dexter, Lord impostor and eccentric, was born in Massachusetts in 1748. He - a vivid example of a self-confident man who had little education, but it has achieved a lot. He became a writer, having published a book without punctuation and grammatical errors. Suddenly, the book became popular and sold in large quantities. The second edition has been updated pages only with punctuation marks, so that everyone can place them as he likes.
One day he decided to find out what will be talking about him after his death. He organized the funeral. Say goodbye to him there were a lot of people. At the same time his wife was not upset and crying, for which he was later punished. In reality, he died October 26, 1806.
In Benny Wint had a hard life, associated with narkodilerskoy network of South Carolina. He decided to start all over again. The only solution was to make others believe that he is dead.
In September 1989, having gone to the bride at the resort, Benny went to bathe and has not returned. With a new name, Bill Sweet, he settled in North Carolina, concluded a marriage and became a father.
All would be nothing, no nothing knew, but in January 2009, Benny was stopped for a traffic violation. Fingerprinted, and found that they belonged to a dead man. I had to confess and come back.
In November 1974 the British politician John Stonehouse, after learning that his test work of the concerned Ministry of Trade and Industry, transferred their savings to other people's names. Then he faked suicide, leaving a pile of clothes on the shore, in order to decide that he drowned.
And he himself, meanwhile, was on his way to Australia with the hopes of a new life. But soon the deception was uncovered astute banker, to pay attention to suspicious transfers. John was identified from a photograph and arrested.
Alex Baker - American composer and keyboardist. I played with many musicians. He is also a supporter of conspiracy theories, the worst terrorist attack in New York, which took place September 11, 2001. Theory deny the reality of a past event, and its interpretation by the authorities.
The theory of the Baker based on the effect Hutchison (flexion gap and metal). According to him, the aircraft in the video - fake. In January 2009, Baker pretended suicide live. He called on the radio, which at that time held a meeting with the defenders of the truth of the terrorist attack, accused them of misinformation, apologized to his wife and daughter and then shot sounded. Baker himself later called this a trick play on the audience.
Australian pianist Friedrich Gulda is recognized as one of the best in the twentieth century. Famous for his Beethoven interpretations, but his favorite composer Mozart stayed. He managed to mix different styles, such as classical and jazz. For this he was nicknamed the mad pianist.
His character and his antics, Friedrich justified. In 1999, Gould has provoked rumors about his own death. In fact, he died of a heart attack a year later, with that happened on the day of the birth of Mozart - what he longed.
Sesserego Philip served in the Royal Artillery, but wanted to get to the SAS troops. One contradicts the other. To do this and to become the second James Bond, he faked an explosion and found a new name - Tom Carew. This happened in 1993. Years passed, and to the fore, as the author of the acclaimed book about terrorists. Journalists did not rebound during the next speech in public in 2001, Philippe learned his children. Later in the press have any doubts, but if he has served in all SAS or all of it, including a book, a fiction?
Arthur Bennett was a naval sergeant. After being accused of sexual harassment, the trailer in which he lived, burned to the ground. Inside discovered the corpse, which was taken for Arthur and buried with full military honors.
Meanwhile, Arthur was going to another state under the name of John Benson. For the purposes of the conspiracy, he dyed her hair and changed the color of the eyes with the help of lenses. But it did not help him. Its identity was established by fingerprints during the investigation has a new case for the same reason.
He was again accused of harassment. Arthur was arrested, and later he pleaded guilty and awaiting trial, hanged himself in a detention cell. Corpse found in his trailer, it was not possible to identify, so it remains a mystery.