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Bail condition will test if absence makes the heart grow fonder

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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

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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

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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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Ex-worker owes $500K for embezzlement

The country of Qatar. A Germantown deli. And an alleged kickback scheme. What sounds like the start of a Mad Libs game are in fact some key elements of a lawsuit that resulted in a half-million-dollar default judgment in Montgomery County Circuit Court against a Falls Church, Va., man who served jail time for embezzlement.

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