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Sister Killed in Fiery Wreck

The fiery wreck killed three sisters who were riding in a limousine after attending a concert in September 2003. By Ellica Church Staff Writer News & Record   Greensboro -A Greensboro man was sentenced to at least 57 months in prison Friday after a jury convicted him of driving while impaired and three counts of involuntary manslaughter in the deaths of three sisters in September 2003. Jeffrey Niles McFayden, 36, was charged with second-degree murder after the sisters died in a car fire that started when McFayden’s truck hit their limousine. After McFayden’s conviction on the lesser charge, Guilford County Superior Court Judge Steve A. Balog sentenced...

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Oakwood Accuses Two Men of Fraud

Oakwood Accuses Two Men of Fraud by Meredith Baker Staff Writer Article taken from Greensboro News & Record – March 15, 2002 Oakwood Homes has filed lawsuits against a former employee and a Greensboro businessman, alleging that they defrauded the struggling manufactured home builder and retailer out of more than $300,000.Oakwood alleges in its lawsuit that the two – businessman Mark Skigen and Mark (name omitted at request of defendant), the company’s vice president of marketing from September 2000 to Aug. 3, 2001 – bilked the manufacturer by ordering and accepting payment for marketing materials and services that were never delivered. The lawsuit...

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Davidson School Board Sued Over Handling of the Sex-Abuse Claim

Davidson school board sued Over Handling of the Sex-Abuse Claim By Laura Giovanelli, Reporter Winston Salem Journal   January 5, 2005 The lawsuit was filed Dec. 20 in Davidson Superior Court by the boy’s mother and is a “protection of his future as a student and as a young man,” said Krispen Culbertson, the mother’s attorney. Lexington – A Davidson County woman is suing the county school board because she says that the school system mishandled an allegation that her 10-year-old son sexually abused a fellow student at Wallburg Elementary School last year. Although a subsequent investigation by school officials and county social workers found no evidence...

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Man Charged in Nightclub Shooting

Man Charged in Nightclub Shooting   By Rah Bickley Staff Writer Article taken from Greensboro News & Record – August 26, 1996 GREENSBORO- A bail bondsman and part owner of a local nightclub faces a second-degree murder charge after a recent shooting at the club. Police charged Greensboro bail bondsman Darryl McCarroll, 36, with second-degree murder Tuesday afternoon in the shooting death of Victor Lee Dabbs, 28, of Greensboro. McCarroll was released Tuesday on a $50,000 bond. Police say that McCarroll shot Dabbs in the chest at close range Saturday night at the Organized Brotherhood Lodge No. 0709, a nightclub in south Greensboro. Dabbs worked in...

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Police Charge Former Arc Director

Police Charge Former Arc Director By: Robert Boyer, Staff Writer Article taken from High Point Enterprise -September 19, 2002. A former Arc executive director facing charges of embezzling funds from the agency turned herself in to High Point police Tuesday. Police arrested Kathy Boyette and released her on a written promise to appear in court October 16 after formally charging her. Boyette, 43, of Calabria Court, is charged with two felonies: corporate malfeasance and embezzlement.She led the agency, established in 1954 as the Association for Retarded Citizens, from 1997 until she was fired Dec. 21. The charges against her are the result of...

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Watch Out For Ponzi

Watch Out For Ponzi.Com   A Motley Trio Lands in Hot Water with the SEC over an Internet Investment Scheme Excerpt is taken from Barrons February 26, 2001 Dunlap’s lawyer, Krispen Culbertson, told Barron’s that his client was merely an early investor with McCall who thought he’d hit the big time. BY JIM McTAGUE • In the Age of the Internet, it appears that a sucker is born every nanosecond. According to the Securities and Exchange Commission, an alleged pack of Ponzi schemers in just six weeks last May and June siphoned $6.5 million from 860 investors who were expecting monthly returns as high as...

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