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Woman Sentenced To Prison For Falsifying Invoices Worth $2M

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A Texas woman who owned a development company is going to prison for submitting over a million dollars in fake invoices for Iraq reconstruction.

33-year-old Jill Ann Charpia pleaded guilty to falsifying official documents. Investigators say Charpia signed and submitted false invoices for mobilization costs, three armored vehicles and the rental of two villas in Baghdad.

Charpia who used to live in San Antonio woman was sentenced to 2 and a half years in prison. She must also pay at least 920-thousand dollars in restitution.

During 2008 and 2009 Charpia co-owned Sourcing Specialist a privately owned firm that contracted with the U.S. government to help develop business opportunities in Iraq.

 

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