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Spouses plead guilty in $1 million insurance scam

November 29, 2022

A former Amtrak employee has pleaded guilty to conspiring with her husband to steal almost $1 million in COVID-19-related unemployment insurance benefits and for dishonestly obtaining more than $63,000 in sickness benefits.

Lizette Berrios Lathon, 45, of Moreno Valley, Calif., pleaded guilty to three counts including conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud, aggravated identity theft, and wire fraud.

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