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Woman sentenced for disaster assistance fraud

A Louisville woman has been ordered to serve one day in prison and repay FEMA after pleading guilty to disaster assistance fraud earlier this year.

Posted: Nov 7, 2017 10:42 PM

(WTVA) - A Louisville woman has been ordered to serve one day in prison and repay FEMA after pleading guilty to disaster assistance fraud earlier this year.

Demetrice McMillan, 37, was accused of filing for help on an apartment she did not live in following a tornado in April of 2014.

McMillan received nearly $16,000 in assistance from the relief agency.

In addition to the prison time, she was also ordered to serve five years probation and repay the money.

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