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In 2021 a reporter contacted me for an interview. The reporter had obtained a copy of an email I sent to my mailing list, announcing the launch of my wife’s book “Thirteen Ballots.” The reporter commented that my tone had changed in the two years since early 2019 when I told the N.C. State Board of Elections that if it would restore confidence in the elections process, I would agree to a new election in North Carolina’s 9th Congressional District. 

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CHARLOTTE — IRS Criminal Investigation released investigational statistics today about COVID-related fraud investigations conducted by the agency over the past two years. 

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HAMLET — Two Richmond County insurance agents are facing felony fraud charges after allegedly collecting more than $30,000 combined in commissions from applications with false information.

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ELON — North Carolina State Treasurer Dale R. Folwell, CPA, today accepted the N.C. Open Government Coalition’s Government Award that recognizes individuals as well as agencies within government that have provided outstanding access to public information.

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CHAROTTE — Each year, taxpayers’ personal information is compromised through phishing scams or by unscrupulous tax preparers. With tax season kicking off Jan. 24, IRS Criminal Investigation wants taxpayers to be aware of tax-related fraud. 

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RALEIGH— A physician who once worked in Richmond County has been indicted on federal charges including reusing medical devices and altering documents.

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ROCKINGHAM — Two men are accused of using a stolen debit card and racking up more than $1,000 in transactions.

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ROCKINGHAM — Police are investigating at least three recent cases of suspected identity theft within the city limits all reported on the same day.

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NEW BERN — A federal jury (Friday) convicted Alejandro Garlynn Williams, 40, of conspiracy, access device fraud, and aggravated identity theft, finding him guilty of all counts in the indictment against him.  

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"Technically, the next attempt to overthrow a national election may not qualify as a coup," Barton Gellman writes at The Atlantic. "It will rely on subversion more than violence .... If the plot succeeds, the ballots cast by American voters will not decide the presidency in 2024."

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