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Woman Sentenced on Fraud Charge. Buffalo, NY., September 16, 2011

Published by the Department of Education, Office of Inspector General on 2011-09-16.

Below is a raw (and likely hideous) rendition of the original report.

OIG Investigative Reports, Buffalo, NY., September 16, 2011 - Woman Sentenced on Fraud Charge
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United States Attorney William J. Hochul, Jr.
Western District of New York
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
SEPTEMBER 16, 2011
www.usdoj.gov/usao/nyw
CONTACT:  BARBARA BURNS
PHONE: (716) 843-5817
FAX: (716) 551-3051
WOMAN SENTENCED ON FRAUD CHARGE
Buffalo, N.Y.-- U.S. Attorney William J. Hochul, Jr. announced today that Jacquelyn
Wilson, 39, of Amherst, New York, who was convicted of providing false information to the
U.S. Department of Education when applying for students loans, was sentenced today to two
years probation and ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $61, 670.00 by United States
Magistrate Judge Hugh B. Scott.
Assistant U.S. Attorney Trini E. Ross, who handled the case, stated that between 1996
and 2007, the defendant used her spouse’s social security number to obtain federal financial
education loans.
The sentencing is the culmination of an investigation on the part of Special Agents of the
Department of Education, Office of Inspector General and the Social Security Administration
Office of Inspector General, under the direction of Special Agent in Charge Edward J. Ryan.
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