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Three years in prison for more than $350,000 in bad checks

1 year 2 weeks 4 days ago Thursday, October 26 2017 Oct 26, 2017 October 26, 2017 8:01 AM October 26, 2017 in News
Source: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

NEW ORLEANS- A Louisiana woman has been sentenced to three years in prison for writing fraudulent checks.

The U.S. Attorney's Office in New Orleans says 52-year-old Maria Spears, of Kenner, was sentenced Wednesday.

She had pleaded guilty to bank larceny.

Prosecutors say she wrote approximately $357,000 worth of bad checks from June 2015 until March of last year, making purchases of cars and real estate.

Spears still faces a December restitution hearing.

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