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GREENSBORO — Today, the Department of Justice announced it has  charged more than 14,200 defendants with firearms-related crimes during Fiscal Year 2020, despite the challenges of COVID-19 and its impact on the criminal justice process.

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WASHINGTON — A North Carolina man pleaded guilty today to perpetrating three schemes between March and July 2020 connected to the COVID-19 pandemic, through which he defrauded consumers and the federal government’s relief programs. 

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CHARLOTTE  — A Richmond County man working as a correctional officer at Lanesboro Correctional Institute has been indicted by a federal grand jury for allegedly smuggling drugs to an inmate, according to a press release from the U.S. Attorney for the Western District of North Carolina.

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