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N.Va. men in Pakistan charged with six counts in terror case

Five Northern Virginia men arrested in Pakistan in December were charged Wednesday with six counts of violating state and anti-terror laws, two of which carry potential sentences of life in prison. The men, ages 18 to 24, pleaded not guilty....

By Washington Post Editors  |  March 17, 2010; 8:27 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Alexandria , From the Post , Jerry Markon , Updates  
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Drug ring made sale in mall food court, authorities charge

Five men have been arrested and charged in a drug conspiracy that authorities said included a drug sale in the food court of the Tysons Corner Center mall. The men -- Jonathan Pai,Tofun Ali Ghasri, Paul Bang, Jeff L. Tsu,...

By Jerry Markon  |  March 10, 2010; 3:35 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (9)
Categories:  Fairfax , From the Courthouse , Jerry Markon  
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Official at prestigious T. Jefferson HS charged with stealing school money

A finance official at one of the Washington area's most prestigious high schools was arrested on Friday and charged with stealing $279,000 from student athletics and clubs and using the money to support a gambling habit, prosecutors said. Susan Thanh...

By Washington Post editors  |  March 5, 2010; 1:09 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (11)
Categories:  Fairfax , From the Courthouse , Jerry Markon  
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Webb, Warner urge confirmation of 4th Circuit nominee

Update, 4 p.m.: The Senate on Friday scheduled a vote on Keenan's nomination for Tuesday, according to the office of Sen. Jim Webb (D-Va) Original post: When President Obama was elected, legal scholars said he had a unique opportunity to...

By Washington Post editors  |  February 26, 2010; 4:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  From the Courthouse , Jerry Markon  
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Man sentenced in "granny ripping" scheme

It is known as "granny ripping," or "getting granny" -- targeting elderly homeowners and scamming them into paying for unnecessary home repairs or utility work that is never done at all. Now, the final of three defendants have been sentenced...

By Washington Post editors  |  February 26, 2010; 11:58 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (9)
Categories:  From the Courthouse , Jerry Markon  
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Loudoun doc mailed himself $235,000 and now faces prison

Like many people, Andrew Silva inherited money from his mother when she died. One problem: the cash was in an undeclared Swiss bank account. So Silva, a surgeon, devised an unusual solution, prosecutors said. He mailed 26 packages containing more...

By Washington Post editors  |  February 16, 2010; 4:41 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  From the Courthouse , Jerry Markon , Loudoun  
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Older Entries in This Category »

Record snowfall challenges area courthouses, judges, Washington Post Editors , February 12, 2010
Spring break scammer ordered to repay classmates he bilked, Washington Post Editors , February 11, 2010
Feds in Va. to crack down on financial fraud and public corruption, Washington Post editors , February 10, 2010
Former SEC lawyer convicted in stock scheme, Washington Post editors , January 29, 2010
Man who tried to steal Bernanke's identity is sentenced, Washington Post editors , January 25, 2010
Defense official gets three years for espionage, Washington Post Editors , January 22, 2010
D.C man who robbed Alexandria bank killed in La. prison, Washington Post Editors , January 19, 2010
Contractors for Blackwater subsidiary indicted on murder charges, Washington Post Editors , January 7, 2010
Man pleads guilty to string of regional robberies, Washington Post editors , January 6, 2010
Man tried to smuggle cocaine in a chicken, police say, Washington Post editors , December 4, 2009
Nation's top cop helps swear in a friend, Washington Post editors , November 20, 2009
 
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