Sue Schmitz denied freedom during appeals - WBRC FOX6 News - Birmingham, AL

Sue Schmitz denied freedom during appeals

DECATUR, AL (WBRC) - Former State Representative Sue Schmitz begins her prison sentence on December 31st.
        
A judge denied her request to remain free while she appeals her conviction.

In February, Schmitz was sentenced to two-and-a-half years in prison for a fraud conviction. She must also pay $171,000 in restitution.

Prosecutors say Schmitz was paid for a job with the two-year college system, but did little or no work.

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