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Former Williamsburg Attorney Sentenced for Role in Defrauding Scheme

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NORFOLK -- A former Williamsburg attorney has been sentenced for his role in a national investment fraud scheme aimed at retirees. Billy Joe Seabolt, Jr.,...

Ghanaian Posing As Local Sentenced for Online Romance Fraud Scheme

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NORFOLK -- The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has announced that a Ghanaian has been sentenced for wire fraud as part of a...

Williamsburg Lawyer convicted of defrauding retirees

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NORFOLK -- On Friday, April 30, Williamsburg lawyer, Billy J. Seabolt, was convicted alongside Daryl Bank, of defrauding people at or near retirement age...
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Reports of elder abuse and neglect are on the rise in the Historic Triangle — the “why” is unclear

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The words echoed through the county board room as the chairman spoke a stream of statistics into a red-ringed microphone. “During 2018 ... 327 referrals...
Peninsula Elder Abuse Forensic Center coordinator Stephanie Williams speaks to a forensic team. The forensic center started operations Nov. 1, boasting a multi-disciplinary team of experts who will investigate elder abuse cases reported on the peninsula. (Courtesy York-Poquoson Social Services)

A responsibility to care: Peninsula forensic team aims to reverse rise of elder abuse

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With high-end resorts, golf courses, lush green gated communities and a dozen nursing homes, Williamsburg is a top retirement destination for senior citizens. But with...

6 injured, malnourished adults removed from illegal Norfolk boarding home, police say

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NORFOLK — From the outside, the Hudson Avenue house looks like any other on the block. A two-story house with black trim, it sits...