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Mystery of 'Clark Rockefeller,' Accused of Kidnapping Daughter, May Be Solved

The mystery of a man calling himself Clark Rockefeller, who is accused of kidnapping his daughter and could have at least a dozen different aliases, may be solved now that a German man identified him as his long-lost brother in a photo.Alexander Gerhartsreiter said that Rockefeller is his older brother, Christian Karl Gerhartsreiter, when shown a photograph by a Boston Herald reporter visiting his house in Upper Bavaria."It seems you found my brother," Alexander Gerhartsreiter told the Herald. "It is really a shock."Click here for photos.He said Christian left home as a teenager and cut ties with the family about 20 years ago.Police have been investigating whether Christian Gerhartsreiter, a German exchange student who lived with two Connecticut families, and Clark Rockefeller are one and the same.Detectives allege Rockefeller is a con artist who has for decades been traveling across the United States, concocting different stories and using different aliases in order to live a lavish l...

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