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Man gets jail time for using state-issued credit card to buy tons of seafood

Thursday - 8/1/2013, 11:30am  ET

FREDERICK, Md. (AP) - A former dietary manager at a state juvenile justice facility has been sentenced to a year in jail for paying for tons of seafood with a state-issued credit card and selling it to restaurants.

Forty-two-year-old Douglas Allen Fairfax of Hagerstown was also ordered to pay restitution for the state at sentencing Wednesday in Frederick County Circuit Court.

The News-Post of Frederick reports (http://bit.ly/1bLX7uY) that Fairfax was charged in April with stealing more than $90,000 from the Department of Juvenile Services' Victor Cullen Center in Sabillasville. Prosecutors say he used his state-issued credit card to buy 7.5 tons of frozen crab legs, shrimp and other items, worth more than $90,000.

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Information from: The Frederick (Md.) News-Post, http://www.fredericknewspost.com


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