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Judge Raises Bail For Fayetteville Man Accused Of Embezzlement

Posted May 11, 2004 10:31 a.m. EDT

— The man accused of conning senior citizens out of their life savings will have to spend more if he wants out of jail.

A Cumberland County judge raised Anthony Allen's bail to almost $20 million.

Each time prosecutors file new charges against Allen, his bail goes up.

Allen is accused of bilking 48 senior citizens out of a combined $9 million.