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Feb. 12

February 12, 2011 --

DFCS investigating 4 child deaths Bill seeks more accountability for struggling public defender system Mediation could end Eddie Long’s legal woes Synovus sued for fraud after NC golf development fizzles Feds: Ex-ATL cops lied about being on gamblers’ payroll DeKalb sheriff suspends 39 deputies for snow absences Austin Scott divorce papers now public

Feb. 2

February 2, 2011 --

Land deals crumble into cries of fraud AT&T accused of iPhone data overcharges Staff payroll under Deal up 30% Proposal would limit lobbying by agencies

Jan. 22

January 22, 2011 --

Ralston, staff & families took $17K lobbyist-funded trip to Germany Clarence Thomas failed to report wife’s income ATL Thrashers sue King & Spalding Cobb water authority seizes homeowners’ land Georgia budget-cutting plans hit social services Bishop: Black farmers’ settlement written to detect fraud 7 prison guards suspended after alleged inmate abuse

July 29

July 29, 2010 --

Deal: Not target of federal probe Divorce records: AG candidate had affair with staffer Judge: Remove Warren Co. school board members Cobb public safety director: ‘I am not a fraud’ Big money spent on inmate GED classes Auditors question spending for Olde Town Morrow Clayton Co. commission goes after tax commissioner Columbus mayor rejects call […]

July 19

July 19, 2010 --

Georgia’s health plan almost out of money Fulton pays more to train judges Fort Benning alleges fraud in property management contract Rugmaker accused of asking too much immigration proof

July 10

July 10, 2010 --

Grady CEO’s $291K bonus stirs criticism Governor spends big on North Georgia land GBI: Floyd magistrate judge’s fraud totaled $500K Candidates tap familiar sources for campaign cash Opinion: How many millions will ATL favoritism cost us? Barrow Co. fire chief accused of stealing cable TV service

Bank: Candidate Tom Graves trying to evade $2.25M debt

Bank: Candidate Tom Graves trying to evade $2.25M debt
May 27, 2010 --

A North Georgia bank is accusing congressional candidate Tom Graves of attempted fraud for trying to escape a $2.25 million debt. The complaint, filed last week by Bartow County Bank, alleges Graves transferred his home and adjoining properties worth $657,000 into a trust last year to protect it from the debt. For that, the bank would like punitive damages.

May 6

May 6, 2010 --

Cost overruns, possible fraud at state-owned mountain resort Audit: UGA, other universities misusing student fees Report: DeKalb teachers ignored on-campus fight Barnes releases 25 years of tax returns; former gov worth $16.6M Traffic lights fail timing test at red light camera intersections Trans World Assurance booted from Ga. At talk of audit, Clarke County DA […]

March 6

March 6, 2010 --

State limits access to tests in cheating probe Failed Habersham bank accused of fraud Augusta delegation questions Medical College expansion Marietta judge charged in teen drinking party Judge denies Macon councilwoman’s appeal in ethics case

Jan. 31

January 31, 2010 --

Blakely peanut illness: Little has changed since scare ATL bank leaves trail of flipping, fraud Trouble on death row UGA spends big on mansion as Adams lives elsewhere Investment managers’ bonus pay stokes anger Bibb principals had problems at previous jobs Dirt controversy erupts in Crawford County

Blitch, ex-Clinch County judge, fined $100K after fraud plea

Blitch, ex-Clinch County judge, fined $100K after fraud plea
December 2, 2009 --

Former Superior Court Judge Brooks E. Blitch III of Clinch County was sentenced Tuesday to three years’ probation and fined $100,000 after pleading guilty to fraud in federal court in Macon. Blitch’s crime was punishable by up to 20 years in prison but he avoided prison time under the plea agreement. Prosecutors dropped the remaining […]

Nov. 26

November 26, 2009 --

Poverty in Augusta: A two-day report Waiting time for Dept. of Driver Services has doubled Perdue to move dirt dredged from Lake Jackson boat slip Chiropractor pair accused of fraud settle on work plan Feds propose $128K fine for Macon cement plant after worker’s death State settles fatal trooper wreck