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Va. man gets 2 years in prison in $5M Bethesda fraud scheme

GREENBELT — A Virginia man has been sentenced to 2 years in prison for his role in a wire fraud in a scheme to divert $5 million from his employer. Thirty-five-year-old Max Wagenblast of Arlington was sentenced Tuesday in federal ...

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Clean Green Fuel owner backs out of plea deal in $9M case

A Perry Hall man accused of selling $9 million worth of phony clean energy credits reversed course on a plea agreement minutes before his 1 p.m. arraignment in the U.S. District Court in Baltimore on Thursday. Instead of entering a ...

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Former student recalls Hillar

Thomas Maettig says Millersville con man Bill Hillar’s U.S. Army Special Forces impersonation scheme wasn’t necessarily as sophisticated as one would expect, given that he fooled at least 24 organizations — including the FBI — over a period of 12 ...

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Millersville man faces sentencing for fabricating credentials

Federal prosecutors say a Millersville man is facing sentencing for fabricating military and academic credentials to get jobs as a teacher and trainer. A judge will sentence William Hillar on Tuesday in Baltimore. Prosecutors say Hillar falsely claimed to be ...

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