•  
  •  
Child pornographer given maximum prison term

A Hephzibah man who posted pictures on the Internet of his sexual abuse of a child was sentenced to 30 years in prison.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-09-12/child-pornographer-giv
Across the Region

A Union couple is charged with second degree assault and battery in an incident in which a woman was held down while a dog attacked her.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-26/across-region
Ga. VA nurse gets federal prison term

BRUNSWICK, Ga. -- A VA nurse from Glennwood, Ga., will serve five years in federal prison and must repay $450,000 in federal funds she received by filing bogus worker's compensation claims.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-26/ga-va-nurse-gets-feder
Bank of America settlement likely to benefit few

WASHINGTON - Bank of America's record $16.65 billion settlement for its role in selling shoddy mortgage bonds - $7 billion of it geared for consumer relief - offers a glint of hope for desperate homeowners.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-21/bank-america-settlement-li
Former sheriff's deputy sentenced to prison for identity theft

A former Richmond County sheriff's deputy who gathered and sold the personal identity of people he encountered on the job was sentenced to two years in prison Tuesday.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-13/former-sheriffs-deputy
3 drug cartel members kidnap South Carolina man, FBI says

COLUMBIA - Three men affiliated with a Mexican drug cartel kidnapped a South Carolina man and held him for ransom for nearly a week in a dispute over $200,000 in marijuana, authorities said Wednesday.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-16/3-drug-cartel-members-kidnap-
Browns owner's truck-stop company must pay $92 million fine

The truck-stop company owned by Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam and Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam has agreed to pay a $92 million penalty for cheating customers.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-07-14/browns-owners-truck-stop-comp
Officials say Georgia man posed as airline worker to get free travel

...man posed as an airline employee to score cheap travel and resold the tickets for thousands of dollars.The U.S. Attorney's Office in Los Angeles said that 37-year-old Gilbert Myers Jr. of Atlanta remained in custody Friday on $75...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-11/officials-say-georgia-man-pos
AG Olens declines Carter's request for new probe of Gov. Deal's 2010 ethics complaints

ATLANTA - Attorney General Sam Olens declined a request by state Sen. Jason Carter to appoint an independent investigator to review ethics complaints against Gov. Nathan Deal.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-06-27/ag-olens-declines-carters-request-n
Milestones

...of Law at Mercer University and WAS admitted to the State Bar of Georgia in 2006. ? Tiffany Mallory of the U.S. Attorney's Office was presented the Ethics and Professionalism Award by the State Bar of Georgia's Young Lawyers Division...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2014-06-24/milestones