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Woman linked to web of crime pleads guilty

KOB.com Web Staff
November 17, 2017 10:24 PM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- A woman accused of stealing a house pleaded guilty to 10 felony charges Friday.


The charges against Melissa Willis included things like embezzlement, fraud, breaking and entering, and forging a title. She faces up to 21 years total in punishment, but she'll have a cap of 15 years on her prison time.

The district attorney's office says full restitution will be ordered for every victim. Sentencing is set for Feb. 8.

MORE: Web of crime connects back to one woman, documents reveal

Here is the full list of charges against Willis:

  • Embezzlement of a motor vehicle
  • Conspiracy to commit embezzlement of motor vehicle
  • Forgery under $2,500
  • Two counts of fraud over $2,500
  • Receiving stolen property over $20,000
  • Breaking and entering
  • Conspiracy to commit shoplifting
  • Conspiracy to commit fraudulent use of a credit card
  • Forgery (Instrument affecting title to property)


KOB.com Web Staff

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