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Jury conjures guilty verdict in Maryland woman’s fraud trial

U.S. District Court Greenbelt

An investment adviser was convicted Wednesday of charges she defrauded investors out of millions of dollars, some of which she used to pay more than $800,000 for prayers by Hindu priests in India to ward off federal investigators.

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Jury deliberating in fraud trial of Ponzi scheme suspect

Dennis Boyle, left, and Blerina Jasari, lawyers for Dawn Bennett, walk outside the federal courthouse, Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, in Greenbelt, Md. Authorities and a government witness say that Bennett cast paranormal spells and spent nearly three-quarters of a million dollars on prayers in a desperate attempt to avoid charges that she orchestrated a multimillion-dollar Ponzi scheme. (AP Photo/Michael Kunzelman)

GREENBELT — A federal jury began deliberating Tuesday in the trial of an investment adviser charged with orchestrating a multimillion-dollar Ponzi scheme to finance her lavish lifestyle, including spending more than $800,000 for prayers by Hindu priests in India. At ...

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Chevy Chase-based FCP plans Charleston rehab project

Federal Capital Partners, of Chevy Chase, a privately held real estate investment company that owns and manages in excess of $2.3 billion in assets, said it has joined with a group of investors in Charleston, S.C., called Roi-Tan Investments LLC, to acquire the historic Cigar Factory Building on Charleston’s Cooper River waterfront.

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Huguely denied new trial in U.Va. slaying

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Former University of Virginia lacrosse player George Huguely V lost his bid for a new trial in the slaying of his ex-girlfriend Wednesday, with the judge in the case saying there was ample evidence to support his ...

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