LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - A woman charged with faking credentials so she could work for years as a school nurse at a Searcy elementary school has pleaded guilty to three counts in the case.
Susan Elaine Boyce pleaded guilty in federal court Wednesday to wire fraud, aggravated identity theft and using a false social security number. Her plea is part of a plea deal in which prosecutors dismissed four other wire fraud counts.
Boyce was indicted after authorities learned in July 2012 that she had worked under an assumed name as a nurse at Sidney Deener Elementary School but never held a valid nursing license.
She faces up to 22 years in prison, although prosecutors agreed with a defense request to ask for lesser sentence and probation. A sentencing date was not set.
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