Jail, fine for woman who stole benefits
A Roanoke woman who admitted stealing more than $180,000 in government benefits will spend two years in prison and must repay the money.
She was sentenced in U.S. District Court in Roanoke on Tuesday.
From February 2000 until August 2009, Ferguson accepted more than $20,000 in payments from the Social Security Administration and $160,000 in state Medicaid benefits that she should not have gotten because her live-in boyfriend was employed.
the Associated Press
| November 17, 2010; 7:28 AM ET
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