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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Eastern District of Oklahoma

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Eufaula Woman Sentenced To 36 Months Probation, $22,600 Restitution For Obstruction Of Justice

MUSKOGEE, OKLAHOMA - The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, announced today that LINDA LUE ADAMS, a/k/a LINDA CORLEY, a/k/a LINDA MARTIN, age 68, of Eufaula, Oklahoma, was sentenced to 3 years of probation for Obstruction of Justice, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 1512(c)(2).  ADAMS was also ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $22,687.80.

The charge arose from an investigation by the Social Security Administration, Office of Inspector General.  The defendant pled guilty in January, 2015.

The Information alleges that on or about the 12th day of December, the defendant, did corruptly attempt to obstruct, influence, and impede an official proceeding, to wit: an impending grand jury investigation of social security fraud in which the defendant and others were benefiting from social security disability payments to which they were not entitled, by making materially false statements regarding the involvement of other persons in the fraud for the purpose of preventing the prosecution of those other persons.

The Honorable Ronald A. White, District Judge in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, in Muskogee, presided over the hearing.

Assistant United States Attorney Rob Wallace represented the United States.

Updated April 29, 2015