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Lowell woman receives jail sentence

October 12, 2013

A Lowell woman, who received $6,700 in fraudulent benefits by lying about her husband’s employment, was sentenced Friday in Washington County Common Pleas Court to 45 days in the Washington County......

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Oct-12-13 9:22 AM

She may have been the primary offender but if he lived with her he benefitted from the money too...he should also pay 90 dollars a month...

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Oct-12-13 2:18 PM

Wait! I thought child support is for the child, not for paying back fraud penalties. If I was the father paying this money, I would have a little issue. Maybe the Common Pleas Judge does not know that all child support goes to the benefit of the child, not the mother. Should have consulted with the Flamily Court Judge, maybe.

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Oct-12-13 5:25 PM

These criminals just never learn. Probably not the first time in the pokie, either.

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Oct-12-13 6:32 PM

15 now and 30 on the weekends? why dont you just give her satellite TV ... fried chicken and the internet while she is in there don't make it too hard on her...another lame sentance

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Oct-12-13 6:43 PM

Making no excuses for this young woman, but...

She is disabled and unable to work due to a seizure disorder. She received medical benefits, not money, not food. Medical benefits folks. It doesn't take much income in Ohio to be disqualified from medical assistance, including medications.

Jeesh people, don't be so quick to judge until you've taken a walk in her shoes!

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Oct-12-13 8:40 PM

Make her serve the whole time at once Judge. Quit pandering to these criminals.

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Oct-16-13 12:05 PM

I agree with the sentence but I have seen a lot worse offences committed with a lot lighter sentences. It is just another example of the Marietta Judicial System...???

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