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Casey Parsons, the adoptive mother of missing Rowan County teenager Erica Parsons, pleaded guilty to Wednesday to federal fraud charges, according to court records. Parsons, 39, pleaded guilty to 15 counts of fraud, including theft of government benefits meant for Erica. Prosecutors said Parsons and husband Sandy continued to receive federal assistance for Erica after she disappeared. A 76-count indictment was returned against the couple in July. read full story


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