Taxas News: HOUSTON, Lisa Yvette Coffman, Jury Convicts Former Postal Worker in Fraudulent Scheme
HOUSTON,Texas – A federal jury has convicted a 47-year-old Humble woman of making false statements and theft of public money, announced U.S. Attorney Ryan Patrick. They deliberated for approximately an hour following less than three days of trial convicting Lisa Yvette Coffman.
Coffman was a 29-year federal postal employee. She sustained a job-related injury in 2011, but submitted more than $46,000 in false travel reimbursement claims related to that injury.
The jury heard testimony from a Department of Labor employee who explained worker’s compensation regulations.