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Feb 26, 2006

Forgeries Seem to Abound

Rhode Island:
According to the East Bay News, a Bristol, Rhode Island architect was arrested last week and charged with forging and providing false documents to public officials. Adam J. Baron, was charged with giving a false document to a public official, forgery and counterfeiting after he allegedly provided false land survey documents to town officials earlier this month.

According to the Kansas City Infozone, the Missouri Attorney General has filed suit against Richard L. Ferguson. The suit alleges that Mr. Ferguson signed and sealed land plats and then filed them with county recorders, despite the fact that his surveyor's license expired at the end of 2001.

The Myrtle Beach Sun News reports that Michael Todd Ball was given three year's probation after pleading guilty to violating the Clean Water Act and lying to federal officials. Mr. Ball was accused of falsifying maps and other documents so developers could build a country club on protected wetlands.