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Clarksdale woman faces 8 years for workers compensation, wire fraud

COAHOMA COUNTY, (Mississippi News Now) -

Attorney General Jim Hood announced the arraignment of a woman indicted for workers compensation and wire fraud.

49-year-old Tammie Conner, of Clarksdale, appeared before Coahoma Circuit Court Judge Charles Webster Tuesday morning on a two-count indictment charging her with workers' compensation fraud and wire fraud.

Conner is accused of staging a fall and then filing an insurance claim as a result of the fall.

Judge Webster set Conner’s bond at $2,500.

If convicted, she faces up to three years in prison on the workers' compensation fraud charge and up to five years on the wire fraud charge, in addition to a maximum of $15,000 in fines. 

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