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Identity Thief Pleads Guilty

| February 19, 2014

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – A native of Guatemala charged with stealing the identity of a Texas man to obtain a Maine identification card, collect welfare benefits and get a job has pleaded guilty to some charges. Federal prosecutors say Sergio Suhum pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Portland to multiple counts of Social Security […]

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Bank Fraud Plea

| February 4, 2014

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – A former Maine bank loan officer has pleaded guilty to federal fraud and tax evasion charges after using his position to authorize over $14 million in fraudulent loans and lines of credit for 16 years. Court documents say 56-year-old Walter Scott Fox, formerly of Cumberland, authorized the loans at Casco Northern […]

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Senior Financial Abuse

| September 6, 2012

Officials say the crime of financial abuse of seniors is escalating here in Maine. So, a forum is being held next week in Presque Isle to address the problem. NewsSource 8’s Dick Palm has the details.

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