Man accused of faking slip on banana peel

November 27, 2013 (WASHINGTON)

A man tried to sue the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, claiming he slipped on a banana peel in an elevator and fell.

But a surveillance camera tells a different story.

Maurice Owens sued the metro for $15,000 after he fell exiting an elevator.

The video shows Owens dropping the banana peel before the fall.

He's now charged with fraud.

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