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A 53-year-old used car dealer in Milton will spend six months in federal prison after he pleaded guilty to helping scammers launder their money, authorities said. 

Augustine Osemwegie was sentenced earlier this week, the Department of Justice said on Friday, Aug. 3. The judge also ruled that Osemwegie must pay a $5,500 fine and serve two years of supervised release.


Federal investigators said Osemwegie used his car dealership Ejad Auto Sales, along with two other associates, as a vehicle for cleaning stolen cash. 

Scammers would bring their cash to Osemwegie and his co-conspirators, and they would purchase a car at a vehicle auction, ship it overseas — mostly to Nigeria, where it would be sold, and the profits would be given back to the grifters, investigators said. The men would take a cut of the money as a fee. 

FBI agents posed as fraudsters in an undercover sting and videotaped the men accepting cash to launder, federal authorities said. 

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VA Hospital Caretaker Fondled Incapacitated Patient's Genitals Twice: Police

A 21-year-old hospital worker in northern Virginia was arrested on accusations he twice fondled a patient's genitals, authorities announced.

Hektor Fernando Alvarez was hired by Metropolitan Healthcare Services (MHS), a company contracted by Inova Fair Oaks Hospital in Fairfax, at the time of the assaults, Fairfax County police said. He has since been fired.

On Thursday, July 7, the victim told a hospital technician that his previous caretaker, later identified as Alvarez, of Falls Church, had sexually assaulted him in April, police said.  The victim, who requires 24/7 care due to his condition, was receiving long-term care at Inova Fair Oaks Hospital on Joseph Siewick Drive.

Detectives from were notified on July 8 and responded to assume the investigation, identifying Alvarez as the suspect. After a month long investigation by detectives, Alvarez was arrested for aggravated sexual battery with a victim through mental incapacity or helplessness. He was held on no bond but later released on a secured bond.

Detectives are asking anyone with information about this case or believe Hektor Fernando Alvarez had inappropriate contact to call the Major Crimes Bureau at 703-246-7800, option 3. Tips can also be submitted anonymously through Crime Solvers by phone – 1-866-411-TIPS (866-411-8477), and by web – Click HERE. Download the ‘P3 Tips’ App and follow the steps to “Fairfax Co Crime Solvers”. Anonymous tipsters are eligible for cash rewards of $100 to $1,000 dollars. Please leave contact information if you wish for a detective to follow up with you.

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