LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — The former executive director of the Morgan City Housing Authority and three former employees have been sentenced for a conspiracy related to theft of half a million dollars.

U.S. Attorney Stephanie Finley said in news release 78-year-old Charles E. Spann, of Kingsport, Tennessee, was sentenced to 36 months in prison. Thirty-eight-year-old Tori Johnson, of Morgan City, was sentenced to 12 months and one day in prison. Sixty-four-year-old Diana Pace, of Morgan City, was sentenced to 18 months in prison and 59-year-old Sandra Greene, of Morgan City, was sentenced to five years of probation.

According to the April 22 guilty pleas, the defendants received a total of just over $514,000 in bonus payments to which they were not entitled from 2007 to 2013.


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