Abingdon man pleads guilty to bilking AFLAC out of commissions

An Abingdon man pleaded guilty Tuesday to a felony theft scheme that involved bilking a national insurance company he represented out of sales commissions.

Michael Paul Citro, 30, of Phillips Choice Court, pleaded guilty in Harford County Circuit Court to one count of felony theft scheme having a value of at least $10,000 but less than $100,000, Maryland Attorney General Douglas Gansler announced in a news release.

Sentencing is scheduled for March 3 before retired Judge Maurice W. Baldwin, Jr.

According to Gansler, an investigation revealed that from Aug. 27, 2009 through Oct. 14, 2010, Citro submitted 67 fraudulent insurance applications to American Family Life...