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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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Michael suggests that his testimony and the information proffered by his attorney indicating that he had been unable to hold down a steady job and make the restitution payments was sufficient to “raise the issue of his inability to pay.” Beyond the verbal assertions of Michael and his attorney, however, there was no evidence or arguments in the record recounting Michael’s efforts to get a job.

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Towing-scheme conviction affirmed; restitution order shaved

A federal appeals court upheld the conviction and 18-month prison sentence of a former Baltimore police officer for his role in a towing company extortion scheme, but reversed an order that he pay restitution to an insurance company because he had never been charged with insurance fraud.

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