Terah Mumau pleads guilty to forging Judge Richard Taylor's name

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    Court documents say Terah Mumau forged the signature of U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Richard Taylor on a document indicating her bankruptcy case had been dismissed. She was accused of presenting the document in November 2009 to a salesman at CarMax in Irving, Texas. CarMax then sold her a 2005 Ford Mustang.

    The Texarkana Gazette reports she pleaded guilty last week in federal court in Texarkana as part of a plea bargain in which one count of bankruptcy fraud will be dismissed.

    Mumau faces up to five years in prison when she's sentenced at an as yet undetermined date.

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