A former State Department contractor and her husband were sentenced to prison on Dec. 6, 2013 for orchestrating a multi-million dollar fraud scheme.
Kathleen McGrade will serve two years under the sentence meted out in federal court; Brian Collinsworth will serve 18 months for his role in the convoluted scam, according to court filings and a news release from the U.S. attorney’s office for the eastern district of Virginia.
In an August plea agreement, the couple admitted to defrauding the government and money laundering. Along with prison time, they have to forfeit houses, a yacht, a Steinway piano and other property valued at almost $7.9 million, the release said.
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