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Staged Robbery for Comp Benefits

On February 24, 2010 a woman who ‘staged’ a robbery at the store she worked at plead guilty to a charge of insurance fraud. Miranda Lorraine Pruitt helped ‘stage’ a robbery of the convenience store she worked at in order to collect workers’ compensation benefits. She reportedly collected $3,360 in disability and workers’ compensation benefits after she quit her job citing ‘anxiety and stress-related symptoms’ made her unable to work. She claimed that she suffered post-traumatic stress disorder thinking about the robbery she helped to stage!

Her sentencing is expected to take place on April 20.

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