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      Forest Woman Sentenced for Mortgage Fraud Scheme

      Lynchburg, VA - A Forest woman will spend one day in prison and three months on home confinement for being a part of a mortgage fraud scheme.

      44-year-old Mary Novak Thompson was sentenced in federal court Tuesday morning. Prosecutors say she used her position at Wachovia Bank to facilitate the scheme. She pleaded guilty to making a false statement for the purpose of influencing the action of National City Mortgage.

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