Woman committed welfare fraud from jail

By Randy Wyrick

EAGLE — Karen Iuele was already in jail in Garfield County when she committed welfare fraud in Eagle County, she admitted.For that, she’ll spend another six years in state prison — in addition to the five years she’s already serving — and has to repay $37,000. District Court Judge Paul Dunkelman handed down the sentence Wednesday afternoon.“I know I can be productive. I have before. I think I have learned some coping skills that can help me do that,” Iuele told Dunkelman.For Wednesday’s sentencing hearing, Iuele (pronounced You-Lee) had to make the trip from state prison, where she is already …

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