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Would-be Dixon studio executive pleads not guilty to fraud

about 3 days ago
Carissa Carpenter pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges that she defrauded investors of $5 million during her failed 17-year-quest to build a huge movie studio project in Northern California, and got a stern warning from a federal magistrate judge that failure to show up for future hearings could cost her a five-year prison stretch.

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