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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of Idaho

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Ex-Postal Employee Sentenced For Worker's Compensation Fraud

COEUR D'ALENE— Pamela J. Unruh, 58, of Rainer, Washington, was sentenced yesterday to two years of probation for false statement or fraud to obtain Federal Employee’s Compensation, U.S. Attorney Wendy J. Olson announced. United States District Judge Edward J. Lodge also ordered Unruh to complete 100 hours of community service.

According to court documents, from at least as early as August 2006 to 2011, Unruh admitted that she failed to report her self-employment income to the Office of Worker's Compensation (OWCP) on the annual form she was required to complete and return to OWCP.

The case was investigated by United States Postal Service-Office of the Inspector General.