At a glance, Clark's crime spree seems a couple notches above petty but not much different from the other 750,000 or so cases of check fraud that occur every year in the United States. But even though a dime-a-dozen crime is what did him in, Clark's road to the Last Frontier is anything but ordinary.
Clark has a penchant for living a fake life. One time he assumed control of the scene of a bridge collapse disaster that had every imaginable type of real government boots on the ground. Another time he nearly caused a made-for-TV international crisis when he told the Russian Embassy he was working with the U.S. military to assassinate then-president Vladimir Putin.
AlaskaDispatch tells of Clark's bizarre adventures that fueled speculation that he was a spy, a victim of government brainwashing, mentally ill, or possibly just an imaginative con man. Link -via Dark Roasted Blend