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Raeford Man Charged With Fraud

Posted April 28, 2008 3:10 p.m. EDT

— A Raeford man faces fraud charges after deputies said they found numerous pieces of satellite equipment in his residence.

Dennis Newson, 42, of 214 Oak Bluff Drive, was charged with one felony count of obtaining property by false pretenses. He was released from the Hoke County Jail under a written promise to appear in court.

Investigators said they found numerous satellite receivers and documents when they searched Newson's home on April 21. The personal systems were found to be fraudulent, officials said.