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Disbarred lawyer convicted of fraud

Stephen T. Conrad, the disbarred Woodbridge lawyer suspected of taking more than $3.5 million  from his personal injury and workers’ compensation clients, pleaded guilty today to federal fraud charges. This press release from the U.S. attorney’s office has the details ...

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Damages set aside in EIFS case

Rick and Susan Garmon still have a Prince William County jury’s finding that a contractor is liable for constructive fraud for using a barrier exterior insulation and finish system on their home. The Garmons testified that they had insisted on ...

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Fire victim sues to get charity funds

After a house fire that took the life of a Blacksburg builder and severely burned his granddaughter, the community passed the hat to help the family. Now, the injured granddaughter is taking the builder’s widow to court, saying that the ...

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Lottery ticket is guaranteed loser, says professor

A Washington & Lee business professor studied those scratch ticket games run by the Virginia lottery and concluded that the state continues to sell tickets in a game even after the big prizes for that game have been won. Buying ...

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Former legal secretary admits stealing $92,930

A two-person law office can create a false sense of security, especially if the second person is a long-term employee with a reputation for competence and integrity. Harvey Latney Jr., the part-time commonwealth’s attorney in Caroline County who maintains a ...

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Defense attorney raises money for prosecutor

Richmond criminal defense lawyer Craig Cooley is raising funds to help Caroline County Commonwealth’s Attorney Harvey Latney Jr. repay $300,000 that allegedly was stolen from a client by Latney’s former secretary. The Richmond Times-Dispatch has details.

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