The Marines, MI5, the Olympics... CV lies cost top scientist his job

11/09/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Stephen Wilce, New Zealand's most senior defence scientist, had an impressive CV. He had seen combat duty in the Royal Marines, worked for MI5 and MI6, and been a member of an Olympic bobsleigh team, competing against the Jamaican team whose story inspired the film Cool Runnings. The trouble was that, it appears, none of it was true.

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