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Woman Sentenced to Prison After Lying on Resume To Land $185,000 Per Year Job

Added 12-04-19 05:45:03pm EST - “'You fraudulently obtained employment for which you were paid a large salary and in the course of which you may have had access to sensitive material,' Judge Michael Boylan said.” - Westernjournal.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Westernjournal.com: “Woman Sentenced to Prison After Lying on Resume To Land $185,000 Per Year Job”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

An Australian woman was sentenced to a minimum of a year in prison after lying on her resume to land a high paying job with a regional government department.

Veronica Hilda Theriault, 46, was convicted of deception, dishonesty and abuse of public office Tuesday, according to CNN.

Theriault submitted a fraudulent curriculum vitae containing false information about her previous employment and education.

“That CV led to you being interviewed for the job — you supplied the document to the Department of Premier and Cabinet and [it] is the basis for dishonestly dealing with documents,” District Court Judge Michael Boylan said during her sentencing, Australia’s ABC News reported.

Theriault also pretended to be a previous employer for a reference check after having an interview, in which she “gave glowing feedback” about herself.

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