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Former Oklahoma DHS worker charged with wire fraud

A retired DHS worker, Katharine A. Daugherty, has been charged in Oklahoma City federal court with wire fraud. Her attorney, Irven Box, said she has accepted responsibility for her actions and intends to plead guilty to the felony charge. A hearing is set for Wednesday.

BY NOLAN CLAY Modified: September 16, 2012 at 10:27 pm •  Published: September 17, 2012

A DHS worker kept hidden from the federal government that a disabled adult had died so she could get his monthly benefits checks and use the funds “for her personal benefit,” prosecutors allege.

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