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Wabaunsee County Woman
Pleads Guilty to Mortgage Fraud

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

Jan. 8, 2012

TOPEKA, KAN. – A woman from Wabaunsee County, Kan., has pleaded guilty to mortgage fraud, U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom said today.

Linda Kay Miller, 50, Alma, Kan., pleaded guilty to one count of bank fraud. In her plea, she admitted fraudulently submitting false documents to New Century Bank of Manhattan, Kan., in a effort to obtain a $200,000 mortgage loan. Miller admitted she created documents falsely stating that a $65,000 second mortgage in favor of Landmark National Bank in Manhattan on her home in Wabaunsee County had been paid in full. She filed the false documents with the Wabaunsee County Register of Deeds.

Sentencing is set for April 1. She faces a maximum penalty of 30 years and a fine up to $1 million. Grissom commended the Wabaunsee County Sheriff’s Department, the FBI and Assistant U.S. Attorney Richard Hathaway for their work on the case.

 

 

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