Law enforcement authorities in Fairfax County, Virginia, are seeking a man who they believe has left the country before they were able to file criminal charges relating to an allegedly forged check. The man, an administrator at a law firm in Vienna, Virginia, is alleged to have forged a check for $250,000 and then cashed it at a casino.
A high-ranking official of an overseas company has pleaded guilty to federal criminal charges in Virginia stemming from his admitted embezzlement of close to $1 million of corporate funds.
Nearly 30 people have been arrested because of their alleged involvement in a smuggling ring, and they face a variety of felony charges, including drug charges. Their arrests reportedly led to the recovery of more than $300 million in goods, which federal officials said is one of the largest hauls ever.
The woman known as the "blond bandit," for her alleged role in a series of bank robberies and carjackings, has pleaded not guilty. Her jury trial is scheduled to begin on May 22.