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Former Augusta law firm office manager indicted on bank fraud charges

Friday, May 10, 2013 1:08 PM
Last updated 6:43 PM
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A former office manager at an Augusta law office faces 30 counts of bank fraud and aggravated identity theft for allegedly siphoning off more than $60,000.

Richard Lee Owen II was named in the federal indictment returned Wednesday. An arraignment date has not been set.

Owen worked for the Victor Hawk law firm for seven years as the office manager. According to the indictment, between January 2010 and July 2012, Owen is accused of forging and stealing deposits that were supposed to go to clients after lawsuits were settled.

Hawk said Friday that through insurance coverage and personal financial accounts, his firm was able to protect all clients.

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BamaMan
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BamaMan 05/10/13 - 12:14 pm
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Really??

You work for a criminal lawyer, and you steal money from him? Wonder who in this town will be HIS lawyer??

Frank I
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Frank I 05/10/13 - 01:35 pm
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sol

somebody's sol

Darby
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Darby 05/10/13 - 10:21 pm
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I'm betting

that Hawk defends him.

Okay, just musing....

Truth Matters
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Truth Matters 05/10/13 - 10:46 pm
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Crime

Lots of white collar crime: Theft from homeowners association, building supply company (or construction), and not yet determined---PTA funds.
Ummm.

Wow2010
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Wow2010 05/11/13 - 02:05 pm
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Well Well....

Looks like Victor's staff is as shady as he is, will do anything for a $. Price to pay when you represent child molesters!!!! Lil Man with a soon to be Lil bank account....What will he pay Comcast with for the "talk show" that he does??? God don't like ugly, and representing a child molester that admitted guilt....that is very ugly. Hate to be you that answers on judgement day....

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