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Foggo gets 3 years in prison

Alexandria U.S. District Judge James C. Cacheris sentenced former CIA executive director Kyle Foggo to 37 months for corruption. Prosecutors said Foggo used that job to award lucrative contracts to a businessman and friend in San Diego in return for ...

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FBI serves missing financier in Fredericksburg

Texas financier Allen Stanford, accused in an $8 billion fraud case, was located and served with civil papers in Fredericksburg yesterday. Stanford is accused of perpetrating one of the nation’s largest-ever financial frauds, reports The Washington Times. He was ordered ...

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Head Start fraud claim advances

A former Head Start official in Norton can sue the local program under the federal False Claims Act, a Big Stone Gap federal district court ruled yesterday. Suits under the False Claims Act allow a plaintiff, or “relator,” to blow ...

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Did she see it coming?

One of my memorable legal experiences was helping to sue a small-town psychic.  Imagine my surprise, a dozen years later, to learn that “Miss Stella” has become a well-known psychic scammer on both coasts. I hadn’t given “Miss Stella” a ...

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Did she see it coming?

One of my memorable legal experiences was helping to sue a small-town psychic.  Imagine my surprise, a dozen years later, to learn that “Miss Stella” has become a well-known psychic scammer on both coasts. I hadn’t given “Miss Stella” a ...

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