by Mindy Aguon
Guam - A private investigator was convicted by a Superior Court jury on a charge of theft by deception as a 2nd degree felony. The Attorney General's Office determined that Albert Topasna sold land that he neither owned nor had rights to. According to the AG's Office, an individual paid Topasna $12,500 in return for a purported warranty deed signed by Topasna.
The private eye faces up to five years in prison and sentencing is scheduled for July 20.