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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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Friday, 19 November 2021 11:43

N.C. House passes election-reform measures

RALEIGH — A number of key election reforms moved through the N.C. House this week. Included on that list is a bill that switches up the deadline for absentee ballots and another measure that bans outside private money from flowing to county boards of elections.

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RALEIGH — An Angier man faces 3 1/2 years in federal prison and restitution of nearly $2 million for his role in a Medicaid fraud scheme. Ruben Samuel Matos learned his sentence today, according to a release from the U.S. Attorney's Office in North Carolina's Eastern District.

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The man once described by Carolina Journal as “the alleged mastermind of an election fraud scheme in the 9th Congressional District” has pleaded guilty to federal charges related to his 2018 election work.

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RALEIGH — Republican lawmakers are pushing forward two election-reform bills designed to shore up voting integrity following a 2020 general election that included numerous accusations of fraud.

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GREENSBORO — United States Attorney Matthew G.T. Martin announced (Thursday) that Assistant U.S. Attorney JoAnna McFadden has been appointed to serve as the district election officer for the Middle District of North  Carolina, and in that capacity is responsible for overseeing the District’s handling of complaints of election fraud and voting rights concerns in consultation with Justice  Department Headquarters in Washington.  

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