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FSSA Employees Sentenced For Scam

Last updated on Wednesday, June 14, 2006

(INDIANAPOLIS) - Two of the three women charged in a scam to defraud the Family and Social Services Administration were sentenced in Marion County Criminal Court.

Mary Miracle is a former FSSA employee who admitted she embezzled hundreds of thousands of dollars that provides temporary assistance to needy families over a two year period.

Miracle will spend two years behind bars. Stephanie Russell was also sentenced to two years in community corrections for her role in the scheme. Both reached a plea agreement with the prosecutor's office.

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