Owner of Heavenly Angels day care indicted on fraud, theft charges

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by WHAS11

WHAS11.com

Posted on July 19, 2012 at 5:14 PM

Updated Thursday, Jul 19 at 7:12 PM

(WHAS11) -- Levonia Lewars has been indicted on fraud and theft charges.

Lewars is charged with one count of fraudulent scheme or plan to obtain public assistance benefits of more than $10,000  and one count of theft by deception over $10,000. Both charges are class c felonies and carry a sentence of 5 to 10 years.

According to court documents, Lewars received $306,187.78 in benefits from the Commonwealth of Kentucky Child Care Assistance Program to which she was not entitled.

 

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