Ever hear about the case of Adam Wheeler? If not, he’s the 23-year-old who was smart enough to fake his way into Harvard, getting plenty of scholarships and financial aid along the way. Even more strange, “his lawyer, Steven Sussman, noted today that Wheeler had no prior ‘involvement with criminal law.'” Video after the break.

Prosecutors said Wheeler faked his entire educational career, duping college and scholarship officials alike and snagging more than $45,000 in grants, scholarships, financial aid and other funds that he didn’t deserve.

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