Two women sentenced after defrauding City of Ocala for hundreds of thousands of dollars

Published: Apr. 23, 2021 at 12:29 AM EDT
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OCALA, Fla. (WCJB) - Two women were sentenced to probation and must make restitution after they pleaded guilty to ripping off the City of Ocala for $700,000.

Andrea L. Miller and Linda Bradshaw of Austin, Texas were accused of posing as representatives of a legitimate construction company doing business with the city and sent and email asking to switch the company’s bank account.

More than $700,000 was transferred to the fake account.

Miller was sentenced to three years probation and Bradshaw to five.

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