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  • "Mr. Muth's lies serve to set the stage for the life drama he has written in which he stars, directs and casts others in supporting roles," Dr. Phillips stated in his evaluation.

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  • "By his own description, through complete invention and fabrication, he perfected the creation of personas that gave him unparalleled access and opportunity," Mr. Phillips stated. "In a very real sense, Mr. Muth has justifiable reason to believe that he possesses unique talents and skills that have lead him to some degree of fame and high living, if not actual financial fortune."

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