Ex-Newark Employee Gets 8 Years For Food Voucher Fraud

Law360, New York (January 16, 2013, 6:23 PM EST) -- A former employee of the city of Newark, N.J., has been sentenced to eight years in prison for conspiring to steal hundreds of thousands of dollars from the federally funded Women, Infants and Children nutrition program, state Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa said Wednesday.

Audrey Walker Bey, a former clerk for the Newark WIC Program, pled guilty in October 2011 to first-degree money laundering and was sentenced to eight years in state prison by Superior Court Judge Thomas M. Brown in Mercer County. She must serve...
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