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Laie woman sentenced for bankruptcy fraud

By Associated Press

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LAST UPDATED: 05:11 p.m. HST, Feb 27, 2014



The wife of a former Oahu prison guard has been sentenced to a year in prison for bankruptcy fraud.

Michelle Malufau was sentenced Thursday to 12 months and one day in federal prison.

A jury found her guilty in November of making false statements on documents and lying under oath in a 2011 bankruptcy proceeding.

Prosecutors say the Laie woman concealed assets including a North Sore Oahu home, a bank account and rental income while clearing more than $1 million of debt by filing for bankruptcy.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Andrea Hattan says the sentence also includes 400 hours of community service.

Her husband is a former guard at Halawa Correctional Facility accused in a federal racketeering indictment of taking bribes.







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Kapua91 wrote:
So what happens to all their assets? Where is her husband in all of this?
on February 27,2014 | 04:45PM
myviewofthings wrote:
I hope in the same jail he use to gaurd, picking up the soap he dropped.
on February 28,2014 | 05:56AM
nitpikker wrote:
hope their assets get wiped out taking care of their debt.
on February 28,2014 | 09:36AM
whs1966 wrote:
Has the bankruptcy been voided?
on February 28,2014 | 04:09AM
myviewofthings wrote:
I hope they dont have children. What a pair of winners they are. Ship them back to their native country. once scum always scum.
on February 28,2014 | 05:54AM
HiNaihe808 wrote:
Laie is a happening place!
on February 28,2014 | 06:25AM
paniolo wrote:
All in da ohana.
on February 28,2014 | 09:23AM
Makua wrote:
What, members in good standing?
on February 28,2014 | 11:08AM
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