A licensed insurance agent was indicted by a federal grand jury in Greensboro last week on criminal charges of mail fraud, making false statements to insurance examiners, and making false entries into the books of an insurance business. Following his arrest, he bonded out of jail with the assistance of his Greensboro criminal defense attorney on a $10,000 bond.

Criminal investigators allege that the agent misled clients into thinking that they were investing in various CDs and annuities, but that he was actually pocketing the money for his own personal use. The investigators [...]

The trial of former Senator John Edwards on corruption charges has focused national attention on Greensboro, NC. This week, an attorney for Virginia heiress Rachel “Bunny” Mellon, who gave a total of $725,000 to Edwards, and whose money is at the root of the criminal charges, returned to the witness stand.

The ultimate question surrounding the sum of money, especially a check for $175,000 that was deposited into an aide’s account, is whether it was meant to be a personal gift to Edwards or a contribution to his campaign. If the government can [...]

High Point police officers arrested a man this past week after he fled from them first by car and then on foot. The High Point Police Department responded to a call regarding a domestic disturbance case, but when they arrived at the home, they were informed that the suspect had left the scene in his vehicle. When another officer spotted the car and tried to stop it, the suspect fled on foot and entered another home.

He was eventually apprehended when he tried to escape out of a second story window. He now [...]