Woman Impersonating a Nurse Pleads Guilty to Multiple Charges

The woman accused of impersonating a Nurse pleads guilty in court today.

44 year-old Misty Bacon of Morristown
entered a guilty plea to one count of wire fraud, one count of health care fraud, and one count of
identity theft.

Sentencing has been set for April 3rd. Bacon faces up to 45 years in Federal prison, fines of up to $750,000, and restitution that could exceed $750,000.

As part of the written plea agreement, Bacon, a convicted felon, admitted to providing
fraudulent information on job applications, with the intent to deceive prospective employers by
using the registered nurse license numbers of others to gain employment over a six year period.

Photo courtesy of WVLT

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