Thursday, April 16, 2015
ACUSHNET buyer arrested, charged for stealing widow's life savings
Big news as the buyer of the retired USCGC ACUSHNET has been arrested and now faces fraud charges for stealing the life savings of an elderly woman in order to purchase the ship.
Story in the Seattle Post-Intelligencer: http://www.seattlepi.com/local/article/Charge-Conman-duped-doctor-s-widow-to-6197843.php
A second story in the Bismarck (ND) Tribune: http://bismarcktribune.com/news/local/crime-and-courts/man-charged-with-defrauding-elderly-woman-to-buy-ship/article_f486e9a5-1dc1-5618-acb0-6932b4ddb588.html
ACUSHNET has been discussed in previous blog posts. For convenience, they are located at the following links:
STORIS not the first Queen to be dishonored: CGC ACUSHNET
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