ST. ALBANS: Entering the St. Albans courtroom in shackles and prison garb on Friday, Josie Spears, 33, was being charged with five new counts, after her public arraignment had been postponed 24 hours prior.
ST. ALBANS: Investigators working on the Josie Spears case have arrested her again and are pressing five more charges in connection with the alleged sexual relationship she maintained with a nine-year-old boy.
Police say that Jessica Poirier, 38, of St. Albans took advantage of a 90-year-old man who had previously helped her through tough financial times by stealing his credit card number and wracking up $4,313.61 in credit card charges without his knowledge.
St. Albans Police Chief Gary Taylor issued a press release on Monday saying that Poirier was being charged with 62 felony counts of false pretense and identity theft, however, the State’s Attorney, who is officially in charge of bringing the charges against Poirier only charged her with one misdemeanor count of credit card fraud, a charge that holds a maximum of one year in prison and up to a $1,000 fine. Continue reading “ST. ALBANS WOMAN DEFRAUDS 90 YEAR OLD MAN”
Montpelier, Vt. – Governor Phil Scott, Vermont Department of Financial Regulation (VDFR) Commissioner Michael Pieciak and Jay Peak Receiver Michael Goldberg today announced a $150 million settlement agreement with financial firm Raymond James Financial, Inc., over its role in the alleged fraud relating to EB-5 projects in Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom. Continue reading “$150 M SETTLEMENT ANNOUNCED IN JAY PEAK CASE”