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Feds Charge Retired Hill Staffer With Wire Fraud

A federal grand jury has indicted a former Capitol Hill staffer on wire fraud charges, saying he used his status as a Senate aide to bilk women out of $500,000.


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Virginia Man Pleads Guilty in $5M Fraud Scheme

A Virginia man has pleaded guilty to wire fraud in a scheme to divert $5 million from his employer.



Va. Man Sentenced to Prison in $1M Wire Fraud

A Virginia man has been sentenced to 27 months in prison after pleading guilty to conspiracy to commit wire fraud in the theft of more than $1 million from a Washington, D.C.-based company.


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Worker Indicted On Embezzlement Charges

An employee for a food service company has been indicted on charges of embezzling more than $400,000.


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Baltimore Man Pleads Guilty to ID Theft

A Baltimore man has pleaded guilty to wire fraud conspiracy and identity theft after prosecutors say he bought motorcycles with stolen information.


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Woman Accused of Posing as Physician’s Assistant

Maryland’s U.S. Attorney’s Office says a woman has been indicted of charges of posing as a licensed physician’s assistant, treating Medicaid patients and writing prescriptions.


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Man Sentenced for Defrauding Former U-Va. Athlete

A former AAU basketball coach has been sentenced to four years and nine months in prison for defrauding a former University of Virginia basketball player.


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Owner of Va. Investment Firm Gets 12 Years

The owner of a northern Virginia financial firm has been sentenced to 12 years in prison after pleading guilty to a wire fraud that prosecutors say cheated investors out of more than $35 million.


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Frederick Man Gets 2 Years in Mail Fraud Scheme

A Frederick man has been sentenced to two years in prison for defrauding the Special Olympics, the National Wildlife Federation and other customers of his bulk mailing business.


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Former Boxer to Plead Guilty in Fraud Scheme

A former professional boxer is expected to plead guilty to charges that he spent grant money from the District of Columbia government on gambling, travel and luxury cars.