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Two plead guilty in $2 million theft from developer

A Suffolk couple admits living it up on money stolen from Virginia Beach real estate developer Alan Resh. The wife, Resh’s personal assistant for 10 years, embezzled more than $2 million through counterfeit checks and wire transfers, reports The Virginian-Pilot. ...

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Town council member among five charged with embezzling

Authorities say a group of employees at a South Hill beverage wholesaler were stealing from the business. One of the defendants is a town council member. The South Hill Enterprise reports that five former employees, including South Hill Town Councilman ...

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Tax fraud brings 18 month sentence for McClure

Longtime motorsports leader Larry McClure is off to federal prison for dodging taxes. U.S. Western District Judge James P. Jones sentenced McClure to 18 months for filing a false income tax return, obstructing the federal investigation and lying to Internal ...

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ID fraud ring trial opens

An Ohio license agency employee goes on trial in Harrisonburg today accused of issuing hundreds of state identity cards to immigrants based on false credentials.  The government alleges the Ohio connection was part of a “criminal cottage industry” to provide ...

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NC lawyer convicted in mortgage scam

On the heels of news that a Chesterfield County ex-lawyer will be doing two years in prison for a mortgage rescue scam comes word that a Charlotte-area lawyer now faces the prospect of much more federal prison time. A jury ...

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Government rests in Okun fraud trial

The prosecution has finished its case-in-chief against alleged investment scammer Ed Okun. The key witness in the case, a former manager of an exchange company purchased by Okun, testified she hid up to $18 million of client money to prevent ...

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Ex-mayor charged with stealing town resources

Former Middletown Mayor Gene Dicks, along with former town maintenance supervisor Glen Miller, have been arrested for allegedly embezzling supplies and fraudulently using town equipment and labor. Although details are not clear at this point, current Mayor Marshall J. Brown ...

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Prominent Abingdon citizen admits embezzling

A civic leader and former legal secretary has acknowledging stealing thousands from a retired doctor. Jean Neal is charged with one count of embezzlement and 32 counts each of forgery, uttering a forged instrument and obtaining money under false pretenses, ...

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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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