BANGOR – A woman from the town of Athens pleads guilty to stealing from the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Lisa Marie Watson, 25, is now awaiting her sentence.
The U.S. Attorney’s Office said Watson conspired with her father-in-law to illegally obtain VA compensation benefits.
Officials said she falsely claimed to have mental disabilities following her service in the Army.
The father in law, David Watson has also pleaded guilty to conspiring to defraud the VA and is awaiting sentencing.
Watson faces up to 5 years in prison and a quarter million dollar fine.