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Roy Moore: Agreement to appear on comedy show fraud

Former U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore says he didn't know he was dealing with comedian Sacha Baron Cohen when he agreed to appear on a television show.

FBI concerned by money mules roped into fraud schemes

The email caught the executive at a small Connecticut company by surprise one morning in 2016. The company's owner, or so he thought, was requesting a money transfer to pay for supplies from a new vendor.

Carolina Beach woman pleads guilty in adoption scam

A Carolina Beach woman has pleaded guilty to charges related to a nationwide adoption scam.

Habitual felon sentenced to 10-13 years for fraud charges

An habitual felon was found guilty of numerous charges in court Wednesday.

Ex-Trump lawyer Cohen pleads guilty in hush-money scheme

Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer and "fixer," pleaded guilty Tuesday to campaign-finance violations and other charges, saying he and Trump arranged the payment of hush money to porn star Stormy Daniels and a former Playboy model to influence the election.

Manafort’s defense rests after calling no witnesses

Paul Manafort's defense rested its case Tuesday without calling any witnesses in the former Trump campaign chairman's tax evasion and fraud trial. Manafort himself chose not to testify.

NC woman accused of faking cancer for insurance money

State officials have accused a North Carolina woman of filing nearly 300 insurance claims for cancer although she didn't have the disease.

“Pharma Bro” Martin Shkreli sentenced to 7 years in prison for fraud

Former pharmaceutical executive Martin Shkreli wept and apologized before being sentenced to seven years in prison on Friday for securities fraud.

Citing fraud, LL Bean imposes limits on its return policy

The company, which has touted its 100 percent satisfaction guarantee for more than a century, is imposing a one-year limit on most returns to reduce growing abuse and fraud.

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WWAY 5th Quarter: March 5, 2021

Week two of the high school football season didn't disappoint across the Cape Fear with 11 teams in action. Sports Director Tanner Barth brings you all highlights and final scores on this weeks 5th Quarter.  

Driver crashes into a P.T.’s Grille

Earlier this week, a driver accidentally drove right into a P.T.'s Grille.

Whiteville native makes it to American Idol

A born and bred Columbus County man will soon be on TV screens across the nation.

Church takes communion from the pulpit to the parking lot

Port City Community Church  held a drive thru communion Friday, hoping to reach out to church members who still feel unsafe coming to in-person services.