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Onetime ABC Employee Admits Felony Theft

Onetime ABC Employee Admits Felony Theft

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A former ABC employee has pleaded guilty to stealing more than $239,000 in funds intended for educational programs to combat underage drinking. Steve Hammond Jr. faces a maximum of ten years in prison. The 29-year-old Richmonder will be sentenced for one count of theft from a program receiving federal funds. Hammond is scheduled to be sentenced in mid-January.

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FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2014, file photo, Amanda Knox prepares to leave the set following a television interview in New York. Knox is engaged to Colin Sutherland, a musician who recently moved to Seattle from New York, a person close to the Knox family confirmed for The Associated Press. Knox’s murder conviction in the 2007 stabbing of her roommate has been reinstated by an Italian court, but the former college exchange student maintains her innocence and vows she won’t willingly go back to Italy. Both Knox and Sutherland are 27. No wedding date had been set.

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