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Va. woman sentenced for cashing fraudulent tax refund checks

  NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A Norfolk woman who cashed more than $2 million in fraudulent income tax refund checks has been sentenced to more than seven years in federal prison. Thirty-four-year-old Tanya Evans was sentenced Tuesday in federal court in Norfolk for her December plea to conspiring to defraud the government. Court documents show a check-cashing business noticed in … Continue reading

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Virginia Beach woman cited for bringing gun to airport

  NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A Virginia Beach woman has been cited for bringing a loaded handgun to Norfolk International Airport. The Transportation Security Administration said Wednesday that a TSA officer staffing the checkpoint’s X-ray machine detected a .38-caliber handgun in the woman’s purse on Tuesday. The gun was loaded with seven rounds, including one … Continue reading