Woman sentenced in bank fraud case

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT)-A woman who participated in a scheme involving checks stolen from Richmond City Hall is scheduled to be sentenced today.

Tonya McCann pleaded guilty in July to bank fraud conspiracy. Two others also pleaded guilty.

According to court records, James Q. Stewart stole or photocopied checks that had been mailed to City Hall and sold them to Michael Morton, who used them as templates to make counterfeits.

McCann could get up to 18 months in jail. Stewart was sentenced to two years and Morton will be sentenced in December.

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