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Three Lakes Woman Charged In U.S. District Court In Madison

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A Three Lakes woman has been charged in U.S. District Court with making false and and fraudulent statements concerning health care benefits.

The U.S. Attorney's office reports 58-year-old Peggy A. Faulkner is charged involving benefits from the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Workers' Compensation Programs.

The indictment alleges that from January 2014 through December 2015, she submitted multiple forms requesting reimbursement for mileage to appointments associated with her workers’ compensation injury, knowing that she did not actually incur such expense.

If convicted, Faulkner faces a maximum penalty of five years in federal prison.