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NJ councilwoman pleads guilty to disability fraud January 20, 2010

Posted by jefhenninger in News.
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Shirley Shortway-English, a Hawthorne councilwoman, pleaded guilty Wednesday in federal court in Newark to theft of government funds.   She received disability benefits from 2007 to 2009 by falsely claiming she was unable to work. However, she was employed at a restaurant at that time. 

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