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U.S. attorney: Madoff employee to plead guilty in N.Y.

NEW YORK — Federal prosecutors say one of Wall Street swindler Bernard Madoff’s former controllers will plead guilty in New York to conspiracy charges in history’s largest Ponzi scheme. Prosecutors said in a letter to a judge late Tuesday that ...

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Md. MVA worker sentenced in theft scheme

FREDERICK — A former Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration worker was sentenced to six months in jail for conspiring to steal more than $87,000 from the agency’s Frederick office. Fifty-three-year-old Joann Fleishell was convicted at a bench trial March 26. She ...

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Metro Dream Homes founder sentenced to 150 years for Ponzi scheme (access required)

The founder of a mortgage scheme that fleeced more than 1,000 people of $78 million was sentenced Friday to 150 years in prison, to be followed by three years of supervised release. Judge Roger W. Titus sentenced Andrew Hamilton Williams ...

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Baltimore police officer pleads guilty in towing extortion scheme

A Baltimore police officer has pleaded guilty to taking money to divert drivers at accident scenes to an unauthorized towing company and repair shop. Forty-one-year-old David Reeping of Arbutus pleaded guilty Wednesday in U.S. District Court to extortion under color ...

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