Laie woman faces sentence for bankruptcy fraud
HONOLULU (AP) - The wife of a former Oahu prison guard is expected to be sentenced for bankruptcy fraud.
Michelle Malufau is scheduled to be sentenced in federal court Thursday.
A jury found her guilty in November of making false statements on documents and lying under oath in a 2011 bankruptcy proceeding.
Prosecutors say the Laie woman concealed assets including a North Sore Oahu home, a bank account and rental income while clearing more than $1 million of debt by filing for bankruptcy.
She faces up to five years in prison on each charge.
Her husband is a former guard at Halawa Correctional Facility accused in a federal racketeering indictment of taking bribes.
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