PARIS — An Andover woman pleaded guilty Wednesday in Oxford County Superior Court to defrauding the state by submitting false receipts to an education assistance program.
Susan M. Jamison, 26, pleaded guilty to one count of theft by deception, Class C, and one count of aggravated forgery, Class B. Six other forgery charges were dismissed.
According to the Attorney General's Office, Jamison defrauded the ASPIRE program, which helps pay education and training expenses for residents eligible for or Temporary Assistance for Needy Families.
Starting in May 2008, an assistant attorney general said, Jamison began submitting false expenses and receipts for education, travel expenses, and even car repair work from commuting to classes and work.
The Attorney General's Office said the Department of Health and Human Services paid Jamison $8,800 in benefits based on her false claims.
Her sentencing was continued to Nov. 30. In exchange for her guilty plea the state has recommended a maximum sentence of two years, with a year of probation and $8,800 restitution.