East Greenwich woman pleads guilty to federal stolen valor charges

SARAH JANE CAVANAUGH, an East Greenwich woman who fraudulently claimed to be a U.S. Marine Corps veteran with lung cancer and accepted more than $250,000 in benefits and contributions, pleaded guilty to federal charges on July 1, U.S. Attorney Zachary A. Cunha announced Tuesday. / COURTESY U.S. DISTRICT COURT
PROVIDENCE – An East Greenwich woman admitted to fraudulently claiming to be a U.S. Marine Corps veteran with lung cancer who falsely accepted more than $250,000 in benefits and contributions, U.S. Attorney Zachary A. Cunha announced Tuesday. Sarah Jane Cavanaugh, 31, pleaded guilty on July 1 to fraud, aggravated identity theft, forgery and fraudulent use…

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