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Hagerstown man charged with using credit card to steal $95,000

April 11, 2013

FREDERICK, Md. — A Hagerstown man has been charged in Frederick County Circuit Court with using a state-issued credit card to steal almost $95,000 while employed at the Victor Cullen Center, according to the Maryland Attorney General’s Office.

Douglas Allen Fairfax, 42, of 1008 Hagerstown Boulevard, is charged with one count of theft between $10,000 and $100,000, records said. His initial court appearance is set for May 3, court records said.

Fairfax is accused of using the credit card to steal $94,868 between Jan. 18, 2011, and Feb. 29, 2012, while employed as the food administrator at the Victor Cullen Center., a Maryland Department of Juvenile Services secure treatment center in Sabillasville, Md., the attorney general’s news release said.

The felony charge carries a maximum sentence of 15 years in prison and a $15,000 fine, the release said.

The investigation was conducted by the Attorney General’s Criminal Division and the Maryland State Police, the release said.

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