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Federal prosecutors: Williamsburg lawyer involved in time-share conspiracy

Federal prosecutors: Williamsburg lawyer involved in time-share conspiracy

A local attorney is being accused of taking part in a time-share conspiracy that has already resulted in two people going to federal prison and a third soon to be sentenced. Prosecutors contend that Deborah M. Wagner, 43, a Williamsburg lawyer, was involved in a fraud in which "straw purchasers" — people with no interest in actually buying the property — became the new "owners" of more than a thousand time shares. Court documents assert that between 2009 and late 2013, conspirators made significant fees — some of them several hundred thousand dollars — off the transactions. Prosecutors don't say in court documents how long they contend...

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