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Boston nanny sentenced for stealing over $200,000 from family

She confessed to using fraudulent checks.

A former nanny has been sentenced to prison after admitting to stealing over $200,000 from the family she worked for, WCVB reported.

Stephanie Fox, 30, was sentenced to 40 months in prison on Thursday by a U.S. District Court and ordered to repay her former employers for the money she stole using fraudulent checks over the course of 18 months.

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“As a part of her deal, Fox — who pleaded guilty to bank fraud — was ordered to surrender a diamond pendant and three Movado watches she bought with her ill-gotten gains,” The Boston Herald reported. “She also bought expensive vacations to Aruba, Cape Cod and Disney resorts.”

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Fox reportedly confessed to her crimes after she was caught by her employers. The Herald reported that Fox, who has a “criminal history, which includes prior larceny and identity theft convictions” could have faced 30 years in prison.

Matt Lee is a web producer for Metro New York. He writes about almost everything and anything. Talk to him (or yell at him) on Twitter so he doesn’t feel lonely: @off_Yellow.

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