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Danville man sentenced for scamming dozens in $1.4 million student loan scheme

A Danville man will spend over nine years behind bars for scamming dozens of people in a $1.4 million student loan fraud scheme. 

Tyrone Dwayne Young, 30, was sentenced Tuesday to 111 months in federal prison for enrolling more than 60 people in online universities for personal financial gain.

Young will also have to pay restitution of more than $1.1 million to the US Department of Education and eight universities, including Liberty University. 

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Mike Pence will deliver 2019 commencement address at Liberty

Vice President Mike Pence will give the commencement address at Liberty University’s 2019 spring graduation ceremony in May.

Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. confirmed the news via Twitter Friday morning as Pence spoke via satellite from the Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington DC.


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