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When asked how she’s holding up, Carmen Johnson responds assuredly, “Paying attention to the details in the journey.” The former head of the Prince George’s County NAACP branch’s housing committee’s “journey” took on a new meaning this past February when she was convicted on charges of conspiracy, wire fraud and making a false statement on a loan…

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Ex-NFL Player Charged with Conspiring to Steal More Than $690,000 Former NFL player Irving Fryar, 51, and his mother Allene McGhee, 72, were indicted by a New Jersey grand jury Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013 on charges they conspired to steal more than $690,000 through a “sophisticated mortgage fraud scam” and theft by deception. The pair allegedly submitted false income information to obtain…

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Radio host Warren Ballentine, 41, who is dubbed as the “People’s Attorney,” has been indicted and charged in a $10 million mortgage fraud scheme, according to federal officials. Last Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013,  the attorney and syndicated radio personality, who hosts “The Warren Ballentine Show,” was charged  by a federal grand jury with a six-count indictment:…

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