Tuesday, August 17, 2021
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Prison Terms Set In US License Scandal

A Virginia Beach man was sentenced today to 45 months in prison for mail fraud, wire fraud, and aggravated identity theft. According to court documents, from July 2016 to December...

August 17, 2021
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Monday, October 26, 2020
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Maritime News

Four Charged in $200K Phony Mariner Credentialing Scheme

Prosecutors in Virginia have charged four men for their respective roles in a conspiracy to sell phony Coast Guard merchant mariner credentials in Norfolk as part of a scheme that allegedly...

October 26, 2020
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Thursday, June 27, 2019
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Analysis: U.S. Supreme Court Ruling Against Awarding Punitive Damages for Unseaworthiness Claims

Reese B. Mitchell – On June 24, 2019, the United States Supreme Court ruled mariners’ unseaworthiness claims are ineligible for punitive damages. The Dutra Grp. v. Batterton, No. 18-266, 2019 WL...

June 27, 2019
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