'Survivor' Alum Mike
Skupin Arrested for
Possession of Child
Former two-time Survivor contestant Mike Skupin has been arrested and charged with several offenses, including possession of child pornography.
According to Fox 2 of Detroit, the reality star was booked on one count of racketeering, five counts of larceny, and six counts of possession of child pornography.
The 52-year-old former contestant is best known for appearing on season two of the longtime CBS competition show, and gained notoriety when he fell into a fire, severely burning his hands, and was evacuated from the island.
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Since his appearance on the show, Skupin had returned home to Detroit, where he founded "Pay it forward," a financial sharing company, for which he was found to be running a Ponzi scheme. When officers obtained his laptop, they found evidence of child pornography.
Skupin currently faces 29 years in felony charges.