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South Carolina Attorney Alex Murdaugh turned himself in last Thursday after he allegedly misappropriated millions of dollars from his law firm.

53-year-old Alex Murdaugh resides in Hampton. He obtained a state bar license in 1994. Murdaugh is a partner at the law firm that his great-grandfather started in 1901.

In addition to practicing personal injury law, Murdaugh is a prosecutor for the 14th Judicial Court.

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A Georgia man was arrested after allegedly stealing merchandise from several Home Depot locations by wearing an employee uniform and loading the items into a rental truck.

32-year-old Dustin White lives in Lakeland, Georgia.

For the past few weeks, a couple of Home Depot locations in the Tallahassee area reported that they had been the targets of robberies. In the reports given to the authorities, the suspect was described as a white male wearing a Home Depot employee apron.

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A woman being sued by a man she used to date for allegedly participating in a relationship with him to benefit from his money felt she needed a restraining order to protect herself and her loved ones from his reportedly alarming actions.

Stefanie Gurzanski is a 23-year-old model who works with the “Unruly Agency” which provides services as a creative marketing agency and a production studio. She also has an OnlyFans site where she posts images of herself for professional purposes.

At the end of July, Gurzanski met 59-year-old Stephen J. Cloobeck through a woman who provided professional matchmaking services to the man.

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A woman accused of driving the getaway car for an alleged package thief reportedly struck a police officer with her car while trying to escape during her detainment.

On the afternoon of December 4, 26-year-old Megan Rozak was reportedly driving around a residential neighborhood with 38-year-old Stephan Wisnewski in the passenger seat.

The Lynwood Police Department received a complaint from someone saying that they could see package thieves in the process of stealing from nearby porches.

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A Georgia woman was arrested after she allegedly tried to get free food from a Chick-Fil-A on several occasions by asserting that she is an agent with the FBI.

A Chick-Fil-A in Rockmart was reportedly recently visited by a woman, later identified as 47-year-old Kimberly Ragsdale, who drove a white Dodge Caravan and allegedly disclosed that she worked for the FBI.

Ragsdale reportedly used her official status in an attempt to get the eatery to give her meals free of charge and allegedly said they would be arrested for non-compliance.

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37-year-old Kimberly Victoria Diggins lives in Port Charlotte, and used to work for Brightstar Care: In-Home Care & Medical Staffing Agency as a health aide.

On September 2, Diggins was reportedly in charge of taking care of a woman with stage 4 pancreatic cancer when the patient’s regular aide was unable to work her shift at the last minute.

Beginning at midnight, and for a period of approximately 11-hours, Diggins reportedly stayed at the residence to provide care for the woman. The patient and her spouse slept through the night while Diggins was at their home.

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When the police accused a man of using the debit card of an alleged victim that was deceased, the suspect reportedly tried to consume the plastic before it could be confiscated.

On March 16, a man later identified as 37-year-old Jose Herrera was reportedly frequenting the Disney Springs complex in Orlando, Florida and shopping for items with a debit card.

When Herrera attempted to buy jewelry with the card, Disney security held him while the authorities were notified due to the suspicion that it may have been a fraud.

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Two arrests were made after the authorities allegedly traced FedEx packages containing $81,000 to a suspect reportedly wrongfully charging people money for removing viruses from their computers.

Last Thursday, the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office reportedly received a call from a person who wished to remain anonymous. The caller, who asserted that they were the victim, reported a situation involving the elderly New Jersey resident being scammed out of money. The person said they thought they had sent $11,000 to someone who called to inform them that they had a computer virus and would remove it for a fee, but after mailing the money they suspected they had been scammed.

When the authorities investigated the claim they reportedly uncovered details that appeared to coincide with those that the caller had given. It was allegedly found that someone who was offering their services to remove computer viruses was using FedEx shipments as a means of accepting payment.

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A North Carolina Wells Fargo employee has been accused of stealing $90,000 from the financial institution after he was found posting images of himself on social media with large stacks of cash.

At the end of last April, 29-year-old Arlando Henderson accepted a job offer to work inside the cash vault at a Charlotte, North Carolina, branch of Wells Fargo bank.

A couple of months after Henderson started his new position, the man allegedly started swiping money that came from deposits made by customers of the bank.

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After a woman reported that her debit card had been stolen from her purse the authorities arrested a suspect who was reportedly set up by the actual alleged perpetrator of the theft.

On August 5, Joei Thompson was hanging out at the Chestnut St. Inn in Butler, PA.

When Thompson decided to call it a night around 1:00 am, she reportedly offered a man who was visiting the same establishment a ride home as she left the bar.

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