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In 2005 I went to court for welfare fraud. WI 10980(C)2 OBTAIN

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In 2005 I went to court for welfare fraud. WI 10980(C)2 OBTAIN AID BY FRAUD OVER $400 AND PC 487(A) GRAND THEFT : PROPERTY WICH IS A MISDEMEANOR .AND I WAS SENTENCED TO THREE YEARS PROBATION AND A FINE AND HAD TO PAY RESTITUTION .OK NOW IM BACK IN COURT FOR FAILURE TO PAY RESTITUTION I HAVE A HEARING ON APRIL 28TH OF 2009 WHAT ARE THE PENALTIES FOR THIS I ALSO DONT HAVE ANY PRIORS BESIDES THIS AND I LIVE IN BAKERSFIELD CALIFORNIA ,KERN COUNTY MY CASE NUMBER XXXXX XXXXX WHICH IS A MISDEMEANOR PLEASE HELP THANK YOU
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You will not be facing new charges for failure to pay the restitution; however, the court could impose all or a portion of any suspended sentence from the original charges. The court is more interest in the restitution than sending you to jail. If you can pay now, you should go to the court prepared to pay that day. Or, even better, pay it before you get to court.

This is probably coming you three years later because it has just popped up in a routine audit of cases.

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