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Silver Spring woman found guilty of $1.5M fraud

Plus: Bethesda family reunited with dog who fell in well; Sentence stands in murder case

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Silver Spring woman found guilty of $1.5M fraud

A payroll administrator who lives in Silver Spring was found guilty of wire fraud and other charges for a scheme in which she embezzled more than $1.5 million from her former employer, authorities said.

Eleanor Milligan, 61, was found guilty of 13 counts, including wire fraud, aggravated identity theft, and first-degree theft. [U.S. attorney’s office for D.C.]

Bethesda family reunited with dog who fell in well

A cattle dog and lab mix named Roxy who fell in a 25-foot-deep well in Bethesda is back with her family.

Melissa Swensrud of Bethesda wrote in a text message that she was taking Roxy and two other dogs on a walk when they saw a group of deer, and the dogs started moving in different directions. [Montgomery Community Media]

Sentence stands in murder case

Eric Sylvester Dyson, convicted of murdering a World War II and Korean War veteran, was denied early release after seeking a sentence reduction on Monday.

Dyson was convicted in 2016 of murdering 94-year-old veteran Dan Belvin. [Montgomery Community Media]

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