Bucks County Abduction Hoax Mom Gets 8+ Years For $1M FraudA Philadelphia-area woman has been sentenced to more than eight years in prison for stealing more than $1 million from her employer before calling in a hoax carjacking and fleeing to Disney World with her young daughter.
Judge's Ruling Portends Long Fraud Sentence For Bucks County Hoax MomA federal judge has ruled that the value of the fraud committed by suburban hoaxer Bonnie Sweeten was over $1 million, which keeps her federal guideline sentence in the range of 8½ to 10 years in prison.
Judge: Pa. Mom In Kidnap Hoax Faces Stiff Sentence A suburban Philadelphia mother should expect significant prison time for swindling her boss and a relative of as much as $1 million before staging a hoax kidnapping and taking her 9-year-old daughter to Disney World, a federal judge said Thursday.
Sentencing Underway For Kidnap Hoax Mom Bonnie SweetenThe Bucks County mother who fabricated a kidnapping tale and fled to Disney World with her nine-year-old daugther had her sentencing for fraud and identify theft postponed after a number of issues were raised at Thursday's hearing.
Bucks County Mom In Kidnap Hoax Pleads Guilty In Fraud CaseA suburban Philadelphia woman who staged a hoax kidnapping in 2009 that ended at Disney World appears poised to plead to a $700,000 financial scheme.
Pa. Kidnap Hoax Mom Set To Plead In $700K FraudA suburban Philadelphia mom who staged a racially charged hoax kidnapping amid a $700,000 fraud investigation appears ready to admit the financial crimes.
Federal Judge Denies Bail for Bucks County Hoax Mom
Feds Keep the Lid on Bonnie Sweeten