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SENTENCE DELIVERED: Scoggins pleads guilty to forgery

February 18, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — A Florida woman who participated in a forgery scheme with her boyfriend pleaded guilty in Whitley County Circuit Court.
Rebecka L. Scoggins, 38, of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., was arrested in October on charges of forgery and theft.

She pleaded guilty to two charges of forgery. As part of a plea agreement, the charges of theft will be dismissed.Scoggins gave up her right to appeal her sentence as long as the court complies with her plea agreement. Scoggins will be sentenced March 24 at 9 a.m. Her attorney is Scott Lennox.

Scoggins’ boyfriend, Scott Mahood, pleaded guilty to the same charges and was given a four-year sentence to the Whitley County Jail last month, with three of those years to serve and the balance suspended.
Charges of theft against Mahood were also dismissed.

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