UPDATE (Sept. 22, 2021): Carla C. Moreno pleaded guilty to third-degree theft, a gross misdemeanor, in Franklin County Superior Court. Repaying L&I was part of her sentence.
Judge Samuel P. Swanberg sentenced Moreno to serve more than 30 days in confinement, including 10 days in jail and 20 days through electronic home monitoring. She also must serve probation for two years; she must break no laws during that time or could face additional criminal penalties in connection with this case.
PASCO, WA — A Seattle woman faces felony theft charges in a complex scheme to overbill the Washington State Department of Labor & Industries (L&I) more than $41,000 for language interpretation services in the Tri-Cities.
Arraignment for Carla C. Moreno, 33, is set for Tuesday, Dec. 1, in Franklin County Superior Court…