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Tuesday, January 24, 2006

News Briefs (Tuesday)

(Updated 24 Jan 2006)
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  • Judge mulls request to acquit ex-educator of money laundering.
    Defense lawyers asked a federal judge Monday to throw out a former Virginia and Maryland educator's convictions on money laundering charges in a drug conspiracy case.

    Pamela Hoffler-Riddick was scheduled to be sentenced Monday but instead the judge listened to arguments on her lawyer's request for acquittal. She faces up to 20 years in prison.
    [. . .]
    U.S. District Judge Walter D. Kelley Jr. did not indicate when he would rule, but he said he was leaning toward acquitting Hoffler-Riddick on four counts of money laundering. During Monday's hearing, he repeatedly questioned the basis of those counts.
    [. . .]
    She lost a job as a regional assistant superintendent in Prince George's County, Md., after her arrest..

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