Former Bookkeeper Pleads Guilty To Wire Fraud, Tax Evasion


An Ocean View woman has admitted to charges of wire fraud and tax evasion in a case that federal prosecutors say cost her former employer more than one-million dollars.According to the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Delaware, 55-year-old Joan Donald entered her plea in federal court Wednesday.Donald was a bookkeeper for Dovetail, a…

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Georgetown Man Sentenced For “Swatting”


A Georgetown man has received a prison sentence of 37 months for his guilty plea in a “swatting” investigation that prosecutors said involved false reports to police departments and emergency dispatch centers in several states. 30-year-old Rodney Phipps pled guilty in January to five counts of making interstate threats and one count of making a…

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