(Tampa Tribune) A Tampa attorney on a crusade to expose those who pretend to be Navy SEALs is trying a novel approach: suing them for fraud.

Attorney Gene Odom filed the first of what he says could be multiple similar suits on Monday. The suit, filed in Hillsborough County circuit court, targets Barry “Bear” Silverman, who runs a business called Tactical Deterrence in Broward County. The business’ “principal purpose is to offer training to customers seeking Navy SEAL instruction in weapons use and security deployment,” according to the suit.

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