Former Fire Chief Receives Federal Sentence

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Roanoke, VA - Former Buchanan volunteer fire chief Billy Joe Carter will spend 42 more months in prison. Carter, and his wife Shana, were sentenced in federal court Monday.{}The two pleaded guilty to several charges related to healthcare and tax fraud.{}Carter is already serving six years in state prison for several unrelated charges - including sexual battery.{}The Carters also must pay more than{}$220,000 in reimbursement to the government.{}Shana Carter was put on three years probation.
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