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Accountant pleads guilty in mortgage fraud scheme

Federal prosecutors say an escrow accountant for a title company has pleaded guilty to charges related to a $1.7 million mortgage fraud scheme. Brenda Lukenich, of Hughesville, pleaded guilty Wednesday to mail fraud. Prosecutors say two co-defendants are scheduled to ...

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Teen gets 5 years in attack on transgender woman

TOWSON — A Baltimore County judge sentenced a 19-year-old woman to five years in prison Tuesday for her role in the beating of a transgender woman inside a McDonald’s restaurant, an attack that attracted national attention when it was captured ...

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Court rejects Wesley Snipes’ appeal

ATLANTA — The federal appeals court in Atlanta on Tuesday turned away the latest attempt by actor Wesley Snipes to get his conviction and prison sentence on tax charges overturned. The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals rejected the appeal ...

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Maryland moves inmates from low-lying areas

TOWSON — State corrections officials say 188 inmates housed at the Poplar Hill Pre-release Unit at Quantico have been moved because of evacuation of some low-lying areas. The inmates will be moved across the Wicomico River to the Eastern Correctional ...

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Real Estate Weekly – 8/26/11: Cumberland’s Canal Place may expand

Cumberland’s Canal Place may expand (AP) Managers of a site featuring shops, restaurants and historical attractions in Cumberland are looking to expand the project’s reach. The public authority that runs the Canal Place Heritage Area is hiring a consultant to ...

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