Woman going to prison for embezzling from disabled, veteran brother


SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) - A federal judge sentenced a Springfield woman to a year in prison for embezzling from her disabled veteran brother.

70-year-old Patricia Jacobs pleaded guilty to one count of wire fraud in April.

She embezzled $162,000 from her brother.

Jacobs will have to pay back that amount and more in restitution.

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