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Spadine trial continues

October 8, 2003

Albany - The trial for an Albany father and daughter accused of fraud continues.

Federal prosecutors called auto parts employees from around the country to testify Wednesday. They claim John "Sonny" Spadine and his daughter Heather Hoover ordered parts, claimed they were defective and canceled payment checks. Witnesses said they lost anywhere from $100.00 to $2,000.

Prosecutors say Spadine and Hoover defrauded businesses of more than $33,000.

Spadine is charged with 44 counts of fraud Hoover with 19 counts of fraud.

posted at 4:25PM by kathryn.simmons@walb.com