ATLANTA (AP) — A former Department of Community Health temp worker has been sentenced to seven years in prison on racketeering charges.
Tina Lewis, a former DCH temp, pleaded guilty to stealing about $90,000 from the state and two other employers and was sentenced on Tuesday.
Prosecutors say Lewis handled travel reimbursements and wire transfers for DCH employees and routed the reimbursements to her bank account instead of to employees.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports (http://bit.ly/14jzFzC ) she was charged with two counts of racketeering and a count of theft by taking.
Officials began investigating Lewis after she applied for a permanent job with the department. Authorities say she fabricated court documents, school credentials, personal identity data and other information to conceal her other fake identities and felony convictions in other states.
Information from: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, http://www.ajc.com
Created: Wed, 07 Aug 2013 04:14:56 EST
Updated: Wed, 07 Aug 2013 04:14:56 EST