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Tag Archives: embezzlement

Bail condition will test if absence makes the heart grow fonder

Welcome to Monday, the 101st anniversary of  the U.S. Supreme Court’s Hammer v. Dagenhart decision striking down as unconstitutional a federal law prohibiting the transportation across state lines of goods made via child labor. (The ruling was overturned in 1941 ...

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Former Montgomery Co. economic development COO sentenced to 4 years

U.S. District Court Greenbelt

The former chief operating officer for the Montgomery County Department of Economic Development who admitted to embezzling $6.7 million in county funds was sentenced to four years in prison by a federal judge Friday in U.S. District Court in Greenbelt. ...

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Md. ex-executive sentenced for stealing $4.5M from firm

A former executive for a national construction company who, federal prosecutors say, stole $4.5 million from her employer and spent it on expensive cars and restaurant meals has been sentenced. Forty-six-year-old Wendy Collins pleaded guilty to wire fraud. She was ...

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Top court upholds daughter’s conviction for stealing from family’s joint account

A sharply divided Maryland high court Thursday upheld the theft and embezzlement convictions of a daughter who surreptitiously withdrew for her personal use about $200,000 in a bank account her elderly father held jointly with her but which he testified that he controlled.

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Court: Nursing home a creditor, not victim, in embezzlement scheme

A nursing home that was not paid because its client’s fiduciary was embezzling funds is not a victim of the embezzlement for restitution purposes, Maryland’s intermediate appellate court has held in vacating a lower-court order. Penny McCrimmon pleaded guilty to ...

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