A former Giles County Circuit Court clerk is on trial in Roanoke accused of running a Ponzi scheme to defraud investors of millions of dollars. As reported by The Roanoke Times, however, his attorney claims Ted James Johnson Jr. was ...Read More »
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A decision this week from the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals rips the lid off of a saga that begs for treatment on one of those breathless television crime dramas. A Maryland woman is exposed as possibly the most ...Read More »
A Pennington Gap dentist convicted of defrauding Medicaid is the beneficiary of a new interpretation of the federal money laundering statute. U.S. District Judge James P. Jones reads the recent Santos opinion from the U.S. Supreme Court as requiring a ...Read More »
We are scratching our heads trying to understand the theory of liability in this bribery case arising from Buchanan County flood damage. It’s well-established that county officials solicited and accepted bribes, including a coon dog, from contractors in exchange for ...
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It’s a banner week for Newport News lawyer Len Bennett. He’s on the winning side in two federal decisions interpreting the Fair Credit Reporting Act. The big news is the 4th Circuit’s opinion in Saunders v. Branch Banking and Trust ...Read More »