OIG Investigative Reports - Press Release Fairview Heights, Illinois , November 12, 2010 - Fairview Heights Woman Sentenced for Financial Crimes Skip to main contentAbout UsContact UsFAQs Language Assistance Englishespañol中文: 繁體版Việt-ngữ한국어TagalogРусский U.S. Department of Education Search for: Toggle navigation U.S. Department of Education Student Loans Grants Laws Data About ED OFFICES Home Reports & Resources Programs/Initiatives News Office Contacts Investigation Report The United States Attorney's Office Southern District of Illinois NEWS RELEASE OFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES ATTORNEY SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF ILLINOIS STEPHEN R. WIGGINTON UNITED STATES ATTORNEY Nine Executive Drive, Fairview Heights, Illinois 62208 402 West Main Street, Benton, Illinois 62812 For Immediate Release Public Information Officer November 12, 2010 FAUSA Randy G. Massey Fairview Heights Woman Sentenced for Financial Crimes Stephen R. Wigginton, United States Attorneyfor the Southern District of Illinois, announced today that Chevette D. Curry, now known as CHEVETTE D. GILL, age 36, of Fairview Heights, Illinois, was sentenced in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois, to a term of one year imprisonment; 3 years supervised release; $300 special assessment; and restitution of $227,226.00 for filing a false tax return, making a false statement on an application for federal food stamp benefits, and for obtaining federal student loan benefits by fraud or false statement. CHEVETTE D. GILL entered a plea of guilty on December 29, 2009, to a three-count information alleging that she participated in an investment scheme that defrauded three investors out of a total of $183,105. CHEVETTE D. GILL pled guilty for failing to disclose the existence of fraudulently obtained income on her income tax return for the 2007 tax year. CHEVETTE D. GILL admitted that from 2005-2007 that she underpaid her federal income taxes by $28,612. CHEVETTE D. GILL also pled guilty to receiving federal food stamp benefits and federal student loan benefits for which she was ineligible because of the undisclosed income. By underreporting her income, CHEVETTE D. GILL received $12,571 in federal food stamp benefits and $2,938 in Federal Pell Grants for which she was ineligible. The investigation was conducted by the Internal Revenue Service Criminal Investigation Division, the Office of the Inspector General for the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services, the Illinois Securities Department, the U.S. Department of Education OIG/OI, and the U.S. Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA). The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Steven D. Weinhoeft. Top Printable view Last Modified: 12/20/2010 How Do I Find... Student loans, forgiveness College accreditation No Child Left Behind FERPA FAFSA 1098-E Tax Form 2015 Budget Proposal More > Information About... Transforming Teaching Family and Community Engagement Early Learning K-12 Reforms More > Connect Facebook Twitter YouTube Email RSS Google+ More > MISUSED FOIA OIG Fraud Hotline Our mission is to promote student achievement and preparation for global competitiveness by fostering educational excellence and ensuring equal access. Student Loans Repaying Loans Defaulted Loans Loan Forgiveness Loan Servicers Grants & Programs Apply for Pell Grants Grants Forecast Open Grant Competitions Find Grant Programs by Eligibility Laws & Guidance No Child Left Behind FERPA Civil Rights Data & Research Education Statistics Postsecondary Education Data State Education Data Nation's Report Card What Works Clearinghouse About Us Contact Us ED Offices Jobs News FAQs Budget, Performance Notices FOIAPrivacySecurityInformation qualityInspector GeneralWhitehouse.govUSA.govBenefits.govRegulations.gov
Fairview Heights Woman Sentenced for Financial Crimes. Fairview IL., 11/12/2010
Published by the Department of Education, Office of Inspector General on 2010-11-12.
Below is a raw (and likely hideous) rendition of the original report.