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Ex-Inmate's Financial Aid Scam

June 9, 2011
 
 

A woman who was a prisoner in South Carolina has pleaded guilty to a fraud scheme in which she submitted false financial aid applications to Webster University in the names of 23 inmates, The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported. The woman obtained more than $124,000 for students who were not enrolled in Webster's distance education programs, as their applications claimed. A university employee set off the investigation after noticing suspicious addresses on several applications.

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