LaPorte Woman Sentenced in Federal Court

 A LaPorte woman was sentenced after pleading guilty to the felony offense of wire fraud in federal court.

Gail Waymire, 58, was hired by Fort Wayne Public Television in 2009 where she was responsible for the station’s finances. In July of 2010, she used her position to obtain funds to which she was not entitled. Waymire generated a false invoice for $8,975 and used several methods to obtain the money from PBS. The money was deposited in her bank account from the station’s bank account.

Wireman was sentenced to 14 months imprisonment with two years supervised release.