7 more sentenced in National Guard recruiting scam in Texas

HOUSTON (AP) — Seven more National Guard members in Texas are going to prison or must serve probation in a scam to collect recruiting bonuses.

Prosecutors in Houston on Thursday announced penalties in cases blamed for more than $170,000 in government losses.

The military personnel were convicted of charges ranging from conspiracy, bribery and wire fraud to aggravated identity theft.

Jammie Martin of Katy was sentenced to 102 months. Michelle Davis of Houston received 57 months. Zaunmine “Orlando” Duncan of Douglasville, Georgia, was sentenced to 70 months.

Annika Chambers of Houston received six months in prison. Lashae Hawkins of San Antonio received a year and a day behind bars.

Cristopher Renfro of Houston was sentenced to 36 months in prison. Another soldier received probation.

Six other National Guard members were sentenced in June.

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