Timmothy Pitzen Case
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Hearing off for man charged with posing as missing child

A hearing has been canceled for man charged with impersonating missing boy.
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Ohio man indicted after pretending to be missing 14-year-old Timmothy Pitzen

Brian Michael Rini said he escaped kidnappers who sexually abused him.
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Man indicted after pretending to be missing 14-year-old
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Suspect charged with impersonating missing Ohio boy ordered to remain in jail

The suspect is charged with making false statements to federal agents.
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Suspect charged with claiming to be Ohio boy missing since 2011 to remain in jail
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Man who allegedly impersonated a missing boy facing federal charges

A brother of Brian Rini, 23, a convicted criminal who claimed to be 14-year-old Timmothy Pitzen, said that Rini had battled mental illness for years.
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Man who allegedly impersonated a missing boy facing federal charges
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Before Timmothy Pitzen case, an eerily similar crime fooled a family

When it was revealed that a person claiming to be a missing teen was neither him nor a teen, many were shocked that such a deception could happen. But it has before.
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Before missing boy hoax, an eerily similar crime fooled a family
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New details on man accused of claiming to be missing boy

Charges have been filed against Brian Rini, who allegedly learned about Timmothy Pitzen's story after watching a documentary.
3 years ago
New details on man accused of claiming to be missing boy
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Man who pretended to be the missing Timmothy Pitzen lied about his identity twice before

The mystery of how a young man who claimed he was a missing boy, Timmothy Pitzen, is still unraveling, leaving questions and raw emotions in its wake.
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Man who pretended to be missing teen lied twice before about being a victim
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Young man is not actually missing boy: FBI

A 23-year-old ex-convict claimed to be Timmothy Pitzen, who has been missing since 2011.
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Young man is not actually missing boy: FBI
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Man who pretended to be Timmothy Pitzen lied about being a victim twice before

Brian Michael Rini, the young man who told police that he was a missing child has a history of lying to police about his identity, officials revealed today.
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Man who pretended to be Timmothy Pitzen lied about being a victim twice before
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Person claiming to be missing child Timmothy Pitzen is not him: FBI

A person found in Kentucky reportedly told authorities he was Timothy Pitzen but DNA tests confirmed he is a 23-year-old from Ohio.
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Person claiming to be missing child Timmothy Pitzen is not him: FBI
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DNA proves mystery man is not Timmothy Pitzen

The man who claimed to be the child who went missing 7 years ago is actually a convicted criminal. ABC News' Janai Norman reports.
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DNA proves mystery man is not Timmothy Pitzen
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FBI says that the person claiming to be missing teen Timmothy Pitzen is not him

Timmothy Pitzen was reported missing since 2011, when he was last seen being checked out of his Aurora, Illinois, school by his mother, Amy Fry-Pitzen.
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Man claiming to be missing boy is not him: FBI
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Heartbroken family of missing boy: 'This child is not our beloved Timmothy'

Authorities said they want to know why Brian Michael Rini, 23, of Ohio, claimed to be a young boy who vanished in 2011 after last being seen on video with his mother.
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Heartbroken family of missing boy: 'This child is not our beloved Timmothy'
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FBI says that the person claiming to be missing Timmothy Pitzen is not him

The FBI announced today that DNA testing confirms that the teen found in Kentucky on Wednesday who claimed to be a missing child is not him.
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FBI says that the person claiming to be missing Timmothy Pitzen is not him
3 years ago

FBI says that the person claiming to be missing Timmothy Pitzen is not him

The FBI announced today that DNA testing confirms that the teen found in Kentucky on Wednesday who claimed to be a missing child is not him.
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FBI says that the person claiming to be missing Timmothy Pitzen is not him
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14-year-old claims he's missing boy

A boy found on the street in Kentucky says that he escaped kidnappers.
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14-year-old claims he's missing boy
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Teen claims to be boy who disappeared years ago

A teenager claiming to be Timmothy Pitzen appeared in Kentucky and asked a stranger for help, saying he escaped kidnappers.
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Teen claims to be boy who disappeared years ago
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14-year-old makes stunning claim he's boy who vanished at the age of 6

The teen told police he'd just escaped his kidnappers, and identified himself as Timmothy Pitzen, a young boy who vanished in 2011.
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14-year-old makes stunning claim he's boy who vanished at the age of 6
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Teen claims to be Timmothy Pitzen, the Illinois 6-year-old who went missing in 2011: Police report

Timmothy Pitzen has not been seen since his mother died by suicide, leaving a note that he was being cared for but he would never be found.
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Teen claims to be boy who went missing in 2011: Police report