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Elmhurst Man Accused Of Home Repair Fraud

ELMHURST, IL — An Elmhurst man is accused of a number of home repair fraud schemes around the Chicago area. Authorities say they’re certain more victims exist.

According to Will County, Kavanaugh has been the subject of complaints throughout the suburbs. On Tuesday, a search warrant was executed on his house in Elmhurst.

According to the news release, Kavanaugh made incriminating statements during his interview with detectives at the Will County Sheriff’s Office. The office is encouraging victims to come forward and report Kavanaugh’s alleged crimes to their local jurisdictions.

Kavanaugh is in the Will County Jail on a $1 million bond, the release said.

In June, Patch found many examples of a Facebook user operating under the name “Jessica Munoz” answering inquiries on Facebook for home repair services. The user recommended a number of businesses with the same phone number, which is Kavanaugh’s. The business names included Edward Paint

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Woman arrested, accused of assault and arson after man found stabbed, mobile home on fire

The Glendale Police Department arrested a woman in connection with an aggravated assault and fire that unfolded in a Glendale trailer park about 12:30 a.m. Thursday, according to police.



a train on the tracks at night: The Glendale Fire Department works to extinguish the flames at a mobile home park on Oct. 1, 2020.


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The Glendale Fire Department works to extinguish the flames at a mobile home park on Oct. 1, 2020.

Police say they arrested 55-year-old Amy Ann Hill after finding a man with stab wounds and a mobile home engulfed in flames near 51st and Orangewood avenues.

The man told officers that Hill and he were living together and that she was responsible for his wounds. Officers learned the two were in a relationship, deemed it a domestic violence case and detained Hill as she walked away from the scene, according to police.

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The victim was taken to a local hospital with serious, life-threatening

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Accused Eminem home invader charged with assaulting Macomb jail officer



a man standing in front of a mirror posing for the camera: Matthew David Hughes appears by video from jail during a Macomb County Circuit Court proceeding on Sept. 30, 2020.


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Matthew David Hughes appears by video from jail during a Macomb County Circuit Court proceeding on Sept. 30, 2020.

The man accused of breaking into Eminem’s home faces new charges of assaulting a Macomb County Jail employee.

Matthew David Hughes, 27, punched a corrections deputy in the face Sept. 11, the Macomb County Sheriff’s office said. The officer, who was retrieving a food tray from Hughes’ cell, did not need medical attention.

The alleged incident came two days after Hughes was bound over for trial in the Eminem case.

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Hughes has been charged with assault of a prison employee. On Wednesday, he waived his right to a preliminary examination and will be arraigned Oct. 21 in Macomb County District Court. He will also be arraigned then on the home

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Crispin Odey Accused of Assaulting Young Banker at His Home 20 Years Ago

(Bloomberg) — Crispin Odey pleaded not guilty in a London court to an accusation of groping a young female banking employee after inviting her back to his home more than 20 years ago.



a man wearing a suit and tie: Crispin Odey


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Crispin Odey

Odey, one of Europe’s highest-profile hedge fund managers, appeared at a London court for the first time Monday since being charged with indecent assault. The 61-year-old faces a trial next year where he will contest the allegation that he took advantage of the woman, who worked at one of his clients.

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Odey is alleged to have invited the woman, who was in her 20s, to his Chelsea home. He changed into a dressing gown, only to “launch himself” at her and assault her, Aaron McCalister, a lawyer for the prosecution, said at Westminster Magistrates Court. It was an “abuse of trust” that required a “significant degree of planning,” he said.

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Ex Waltham Nursing Home Staff Accused Of Stealing From Resident

WALTHAM, MA —A former Waltham nursing home administrator was indicted in connection with accusations that she tried to steal hundreds of thousands of dollars from an elderly resident, and used the money for repairs to her home, restaurants and vacations, Attorney General Maura Healey said Monday.

Christina Polcari, 54, of Belmont a former admissions director at the Meadow Green Nursing Home in Waltham, was indicted by a Middlesex County Grand Jury for one count of larceny over $1,200, five counts of forgery and one count of embezzlement by fiduciary, according to Healey’s office.

Between August 2018 until May 2019 misappropriated more than $230,000 of a nursing home resident’s funds and spent the money on personal expenses such as repairs to her home, restaurants, cash withdrawals, and vacations for her and her family, Healey said.

Investigators accuse Polcari of using the resident’s forged signature for promissory notes, letters, and checks in

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