Oakland Woman Gets 18 Months Prison For Bogus Traveler’s Checks
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — An Oakland woman has been given 18 months in prison for passing counterfeit traveler’s checks.
A federal judge in Lincoln, Neb. on Tuesday sentenced 30-year-old Khadija Thompson, U.S. Attorney Deborah Gilg said. Thompson also must serve three years of probation after her release from prison and pay restitution of $1,200.
Thompson pleaded guilty in March.
She and two other Northern California women were arrested last August in Hall County. Officials said the three had passed $1,300 worth of the checks in Kearney.
Lanesha Paxton, of Stockton; and Arena Adanandus, of Richmond also pleaded guilty.
Paxton was given three years of probation. Adanandus was sentenced to time served.
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