The Balloon Boy's parents have plead guilty to avoid possible deportation of his mother. This confirmation of the mother admitting the indecent was hoax means thatFalcon was not mistaken and his father lied as the sheriff has said.
"THE parents who pulled a spectacular hoax by reporting their son was on board a runaway balloon have pleaded guilty to criminal charges.
At Larimer County Court on Friday, Richard Heene pleaded guilty to attempting to influence a public servant. His wife admitted to a misdemeanour of false reporting.
Their lawyer said the pleas were part of an agreement to avoid possible deportation of Mayumi to her native Japan."