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Fayetteville Businessman Faces More Embezzlement Charges

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FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — A Cumberland County grand jury has returned 20 additional indictments against Anthony Allen, a Fayetteville businessman accused of swindling the elderly.

Allen is now charged with bilking 62 people out of millions of dollars.

Prosecutors say there could be hundreds of victims.

They consider this the biggest embezzlement case ever in Cumberland County history.

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