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Grand Jury Returns More Indictments Against Fayetteville Businessman

Posted March 3, 2004 10:28 a.m. EST

— A Cumberland County grand jury has returned 21 more indictments against a Fayetteville businessman accused of embezzlement.

Anthony Allen is now accused of bilking 24 elderly people out of a combined $4.8 million. However, prosecutors suspect there may be hundreds of other victims.

Allen has been in jail since October.

Prosecutors call the embezzlement case the biggest in Cumberland County history.