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Bogus Beggar behind bars in Franklin County

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Gary Thompson (Source: Franklin County Regional Jail) Gary Thompson (Source: Franklin County Regional Jail)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – A man known as the Bogus Beggar is back behind bars.

According to the Franklin County Regional Jail, Gary Thompson was taken into custody for contempt of court at 2:28 p.m. on June 10.

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In May Thompson was the subject of a WAVE 3 News investigation after he was seen preying on people in Louisville by faking disabilities. Following the investigation, he was taken into custody for a warrant out of Boone County after officers spotted him by the Big Four Bridge.

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Court records show Thompson has been in trouble with the law in at least seven Kentucky counties.

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