$20 million bribery, fraud indictment returned against military personnel at Fort Gordon

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 06/08/2017 - 10:45am
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An indictment returned by a federal grand jury accuses a Fort Gordon active-duty Army colonel, his wife and a former defense contractor employee of rigging bids to defraud the government of more than $20 million. Read more

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Comey: Trump administration spread ‘lies, plain and simple’

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 06/08/2017 - 10:22am
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WASHINGTON — Former FBI Director James Comey accused the Trump administration Thursday of spreading “lies, plain and simple” about him and the FBI in the aftermath of his abrupt firing, in dramatic testimony that exposed deep distrust between the president and the veteran lawman and threatened to undermine Donald Trump’s presidency. Read more

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Bond denied for Reality Leigh Winner in leak of classified documents case

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 06/08/2017 - 9:54am
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Bond was denied Thursday afternoon for Reality Leigh Winner, an Augusta woman who is suspected of leaking a classified document to an online news agency. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Columbia County searching for suspects in stolen debit card case

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 06/08/2017 - 9:51am
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The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office is looking for suspects involved with making fraudulent transactions with a stolen debit card in early May. Read more

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