Virginia investors who claim they were defrauded into buying overpriced real estate in coastal Carolina have lost their bid to sue seven banks in their federal mortgage fraud lawsuit. In a 36-page memorandum order, U.S. District Judge Gerald Bruce Lee ...Read More »
Former attorney Kristina M. Cardwell wept as she was sentenced Monday to 5½ years in prison for participating in a $1.3 million real estate fraud at the Norfolk law office of Troy Titus. Cardwell, 38, told U.S. District Judge Raymond ...Read More »
A discovery fight provoked strong language from an Alexandria U.S. District Court last week. Denise Montanile offered to sell vintage baseball cards on her Web site. Tom Botticelli thought he was buying six cards of early baseball stars for the ...Read More »
Federal authorities say a Mechanicsville doctor wrote thousands of prescriptions for people he never examined. Torino Jennings, a staff physician at Retreat Doctors’ Hospital in Richmond, is accused of issuing 50,000 to 100,000 prescriptions for the relaxant Soma and other ...
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Former Christiansburg lawyer Gerard Marks has agreed to serve 11 months in jail for forging official documents to make clients think he had done legal work for them. The agreement was worked out just before a scheduled sentencing hearing, according ...Read More »