Suspended sentence for guilty plea

February 26, 2024 9:24 am in by

A woman who tried to defraud more than 20-thousand dollars from the Federal Government has received a suspended jail term.

The 35-year-old pleaded guilty to three federal charges in the Mildura Magistrates’ Court last week.

The Herald Sun says the woman was sentenced to one-month jail but that was suspended for six months.

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She also pleaded guilty to other offences including receiving stolen goods and was handed a 12-month community corrections order.