Silver Spring man sentenced for using drugs to lure minor into sex
A 66-year-old Silver Spring businessman was sentenced to more than 12 years in prison for using oxycodone and heroin to lure a 17 year-old girl who he videotaped having sex with him and other adults.
Robert Chin, the head of a sheet metal company, provided the drugs to the minor and other women at a hotel in Woodbridge, prosecutors said. He filmed the girl having sex with three adults.
The FBI investigation began as a narcotics probe that evolved into a child sex case involving an unidentified D.C.-area doctor and a wealthy Texas couple.
Businessman admits to swindling nonprofits
The president of a Frederick-based mail preparation service and printing company pleaded guilty to fraud resulting in the loss of about $630,000 to his clients.
Chester William Bigelow, 58, head of RMS Direct, faces up to 20 years in prison.
According to court documents, Bigelow, of Woodbine, falsified postage statements saying that the mailings were being sent out when, in fact, they had not been delivered.
Most of the clients were nonprofits that relied on the mailings to raise money for their organizations, prosecutors said.
IRS employee gets prison time
An IRS employee was sentenced to four months in prison for falsely certifying the number of hours he worked last year.
According to prosecutors, Antonio Willabus, 47, an analyst with the information-technology service with an office in New Carrollton, claimed he had worked 353 hours more than he really had.
Willabus had been allowed to work from home in Laurel but instead drove to locations in Baltimore to open a bar, authorities said.
On days he was supposed to come in to the office, supervisors and co-workers could not find him.
- Scott McCabe