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  • Woman sentenced for tax refund fraud

    July 19, 2013 8:28 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A federal judge has sentenced a Baton Rouge woman to 11 years in prison for filing false claims for tax refunds using the names and Social Security numbers of identity theft victims. The U.S. Department of Justice and the Internal Revenue Service say Angela Myers... more »
  • New Iberia woman sentenced in tax refund scheme

    May 21, 2013 8:49 AM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - A 40-year-old New Iberia woman has been sentenced to 26 months in prison in a tax refund scheme that netted $77,349 that the woman used for gambling expenses. The U.S. Attorney's Office says Veta Thompson was accused of receiving the money as a refund after submitting... more »
  • Zachary woman sentenced in Medicare fraud case

    July 25, 2012 9:06 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A Zachary woman has been sentenced to seven years in prison and ordered to pay restitution of $10.9 million for frauds committed against Medicare. The Advocate reports Chikenna Jones and her attorney, Michael A. Fiser, told U.S. District Judge James J. Brady Tuesday that the... more »
  • Woman sentenced to 40 years in fatal stabbing

    July 18, 2012 7:06 AM

    AMITE, La. (AP) - A Tangipahoa woman has been sentenced to 40 years in prison after pleading guilty in the stabbing death of a Kentwood motel manager. District Attorney Scott Perrilloux said Tuesday that state District Judge Ray Chutz sentenced 36-year-old Joyce Stinson Myers, who pleaded guilty July 10 to... more »
  • Woman sentenced for forging checks

    June 28, 2012 7:42 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A federal judge has sentenced a 54-year-old woman to more than four years in prison for forging checks from her employer to help buy a boat and pay off her personal vehicles. U.S. Attorney Jim Letten says U.S. District Judge Kurt D. Engelhardt handed down the... more »
  • Woman sentenced for fraud after Katrina

    January 27, 2012 9:40 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A 37-year-old New Orleans woman has been sentenced to 18 months in federal prison for mail fraud and identity theft committed after Hurricane Katrina. U.S. Attorney Jim Letten's office said Thursday that Shantell Moses was also ordered to pay $16,915 in restitution to the American Red... more »
  • Woman sentenced in embezzlement

    October 21, 2011 8:25 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A Tennessee woman has been sentenced in Baton Rouge to 37 months in federal prison after admitting she embezzled over $491,000 in retirement and medical benefits for laborers in Louisiana and four other states. The Advocate reports U.S. District Judge James J. Brady on Thursday... more »
  • Woman sentenced to 69 months for arson scheme

    October 7, 2011 6:42 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A 30-year-old Reserve woman has been sentenced to five years and nine months in prison for her role in 2007 fire at a public housing complex. Niasha Marie King pleaded guilty to setting her apartment in Reserve on fire to defraud her insurance company for payment... more »
  • Woman sentenced in insurance murder fraud case

    September 23, 2011 6:23 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A 32-year-old woman has been sentenced to five years for her involvement in an insurance scheme that led to a murder in 2004. U.S. District Judge Mary Ann Vial Lemmon on Thursday sentenced Maria Samuels who pleaded guilty. The scheme involved her brother and a murder-for-hire... more »
  • Woman sentenced in tax scheme

    September 8, 2011 9:29 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A 40-year-old Baton Rouge woman has been sentenced to nearly five years in prison for her role in a scheme that netted $930,737 from the Internal Revenue Service. The Advocate reports Sheila M. Cage pleaded guilty Wednesday to conspiracy, wire fraud and aggravated identity theft... more »
  • Woman sentenced in identity theft, tax crime case

    September 7, 2011 6:39 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A Tickfaw woman convicted of identity theft and tax crimes has been sentenced to a year and a day in federal prison. U.S. Attorney Jim Letten says U.S. District Judge Jay C. Zainey on Tuesday sentenced 31-year-old Tarshia McGary who was found guilty of falsifying Social... more »
  • Woman Sentenced for Fatal Wreck in Lake Charles

    August 5, 2010 8:44 AM

    LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) - A state judge has sentenced a 45-year-old woman to 12 1/2 years in prison in connection with a 2008 wreck on the Interstate 210 bridge in Lake Charles that killed a 5-year-old boy. District Judge Wilford Carter sentenced Angela Lee Osipuk Wednesday. Osipuk pleaded guilty... more »
  • Woman Sentenced for False Rape Report

    May 19, 2010 10:20 AM

    JENNINGS, La. (AP) - A former Lake Arthur woman has been sentenced for filing a false police report after she admitted to making up separate rape and armed-robbery claims in Jefferson Davis Parish. The American Press reports 43-year-old Jenny Thibodeaux of Pierre Part was placed on two years of supervised... more »

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