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Fayetteville Businessman Faces More Embezzlement Charges

Posted March 30, 2004

— A Cumberland County grand jury has returned 18 more indictments against a Fayetteville businessman.

Anthony Allen is now accused of bilking 42 elderly people out of more than $5 million, but prosecutors suspect they may still find hundreds of other victims in this case.

Authorities said they consider the embezzlement case the biggest in Cumberland County history.


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