'Real-Life Norman Bates' on Trial for Fraud

He dressed like dead mom, collected big bucks: cops

By Mary Papenfuss,  Newser Staff

Posted Apr 29, 2012 10:37 AM CDT

(Newser) – A real-life Norman Bates has been busted for fraud for dressing up like his dead mother for six years and collecting her benefits, according to authorities. Thomas Prusik Parkin, 51, doesn't believe he's done anything wrong—because he actually believes he is his...   Read full story »


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