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Salahis Bounced $24K Check for Booze: Maryland

Montgomery County sues suspected White House crashers



    Under the Tucson Sun

    The Virginia couple who got into last week's state dinner at the White House without an invitation is also in trouble for bouncing a nearly $24,000 check for liquor purchased in Maryland.

    The Montgomery County government, which conducts all the wholesale liquor sales on its territory, filed a lawsuit Thursday against Michaele and Tareq Salahi in Montgomery County District Court. The Salahis purchased wine and beer for a charity polo event they held in Montgomery County in May.

    According to court documents, the couple returned more than $10,000 worth of merchandise, but they still owe more than $13,000 from the bounced check.

    A spokesman for Dewey & LeBoeuf, a law firm that represents the couple, declined to comment on the claim.