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Man wanted in counterfeit credit card shopping incidents
Submitted by Elizabeth Bynum on Thu, 12/11/2014 - 11:09am.

videoThe New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office needs your help identifying a suspect wanted for questioning in fraudulent purchases.

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Attorney and real estate developers sentenced in mortgage fraud case
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 11/12/2014 - 9:54pm.

Four men behind a Wilmington area mortgage fraud scheme were sentenced in federal court today.

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3 charged in presidential helicopter scheme
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 11/06/2014 - 3:59pm.

Three men are facing charges in a fraud scheme involving a helicopter fleet that transports the president.

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Oak Island teen charged with fraud
Submitted by Ashley Cimino on Wed, 11/05/2014 - 6:41pm.

videoAn Oak Island teenager is accused of swindling people out of more than $100,000.

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Authorities: 4-decade fugitive from NC used dead boys' IDs
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Fri, 06/27/2014 - 7:24am.

Investigators in Iowa are crediting facial recognition technology with helping them capture an armed robber who escaped from a North Carolina prison in 1973.

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Former State Representative Thomas Wright released from prison
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Mon, 05/26/2014 - 6:24pm.

videoFormer State Representative Thomas Wright is out of prison after more than six years behind bars, following fraud and obstruction of justice convictions.

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New report shows problem with NC voter fraud
Submitted by Chris Brown on Thu, 04/03/2014 - 9:08pm.

videoElections officials told the North Carolina General Assembly this week they found hundreds of instances where a person with the same name, birthday, and last four digits of their social security number voted in North Carolina and somewhere else.

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Couple charged with arson now charged with fraud
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 11/07/2013 - 10:21am.

videoA Brunswick County couple charged with arson last month now face fraud charges after asking for public assistance.

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Feds arrest 1 NC man, 2 NY women for Sandy relief fund fraud
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Wed, 10/30/2013 - 8:06am.

Two women from Long Island and a man from North Carolina have been arrested on fraud charges for falsely collecting Superstorm Sandy disaster relief funds. Prosecutors say 52-year-old Joseph McClam, of Raleigh, received $32,000 for a Brooklyn property that had been mostly vacant since it had been damaged in a 2010 fire.

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Clarkton fire chief and asst. fire chief charged with fraud
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 08/07/2013 - 2:45pm.

videoRobinson, who was the Clarkton Fire Chief, has been charged with two counts of Insurance Fraud, five counts of Embezzlement, and two counts of Corporate Malfeasance. The case was presented to a Bladen County Grand Jury Monday.

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