(WXIA) -- There is nothing more sacred to our country than our true American heroes. But a former soldier and Holly Springs police officer, Shane Ladner is accused of lying about his Purple Hearts.

Ladner continues to claim he has a Purple Heart. Whether or not he does, 11Alive's Center for Investigative Action went undercover to see just how easy and legal it is to buy a Purple Heart. Check out their investigation on Monday night.

11Alive fights to end what may be stolen valor on 11Alive News at 11 p.m.

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