Primetime

  • 2001
  • TV Show
  • None

Secrets & Lies: An American Imposter

First Aired: July 11, 2006

A report on a missing former U.S. serviceman who posed as a British earl for 23 years before being arrested for passport fraud in 2005. Charles Stopford assumed the name of Christopher Buckingham, who died at the age of 8 months in 1963, and called himself the Earl of Buckingham, a title that has been officially dormant since 1687. Martin Bashir reports.