Denise Majette faces possible disbarment

Former U.S. Rep. Denise Majette is accused of submitting false statements in legal fees and could lose her law license. Hal Daniel, the special master for the State Bar of Georgia, is recommending that Majette be disbarred for submitting “false and misleading” information about her attorney’s fees and misleading the State Bar about the legitimacy […]

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Sneiderman allowed contact with alleged boyfriend

A DeKalb County judge is allowing Andrea Sneiderman to have contact with a witness whom prosecutors allege was, at one point, her “live-in boyfriend.” Judge Gregory Adams ruled March 5 that Sneiderman is allowed to have contact with Joseph Dell, who was added to the prosecution’s witness list in November 2012. Prosecutors allege Sneiderman and […]

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‘Casanova scammer’ indicted for identity theft, fraud

A DeKalb County grand jury has indicted an Alabama man known as the “Casanova scammer” on charges of forgery and identity fraud for allegedly scamming women he met online. Brian Wedgeworth, 37, of Birmingham, is charged with two counts of forgery, identity fraud and driving with a suspended license. DeKalb District Attorney Robert James said […]

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Former FAMU students face new charges in Champion’s death

Florida State Attorney Jeff Ashton has upgraded the charges of 10 former Florida A&M University (FAMU) students involved in the death of Southwest DeKalb High School graduate Robert Champion from felony hazing to manslaughter. Prosecutors also charged two new defendants with manslaughter March 4. The manslaughter charges announced during a status hearing carries a penalty […]

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Human trafficking case set to begin

A DeKalb County man accused of forcing minors into prostitution will be asked to answer to those charges March 12. Darryl Curry was indicted in 2011 for allegedly transporting two girls under the age of 18 for sexual servitude and running a place of prostitution. Curry will appear in DeKalb County Superior Court Judge Gail […]

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Sneiderman trial date set for July

Andrea Sneiderman, the widow accused of conspiring to murder her husband, will appear in court in July to answer multiple charges. At a Feb. 21 hearing, DeKalb County Superior Court Judge Gregory Adams set a date of July 29 to begin jury selection for Sneiderman’s trial, which is expected to last more than a month. […]

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