Valley Stream nurse gets probation in $800G financial aid bribery scheme

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    Valley Stream nurse gets probation in $800G financial aid bribery scheme

    Annice Kpana, a Long Island nurse who stole nearly $800,000 in a financial aid bribery scheme but cooperated with the government when she was caught, was sentenced to probation in Manhattan federal court on Monday. Kpana, 36, of Valley Stream, pleaded guilty last year to conspiring with a financial aid director of Columbia University’s Teachers College and others to receive undeserved stipends and then kick back half the money to the aid director, Melanie Williams-Bethea. The scheme went on for nearly a decade. Prosecutors said Kpana, who kept taking aid after she graduated, netted $400,000 for herself, and took trips ...


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