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Lee County Woman Sentenced On Fraud Charges

Posted March 9, 2005 10:46 a.m. EST

— A woman once charged in a murder-for-hire plot pleaded no contest to fraud charges.

Melissa Davis is the ex-girlfriend of former Lee County prosecutor Bill Huggins.

She is accused of using a credit card in Huggins' name without his permission. A judge sentenced her to 18 months probation.

She also has to pay more than $2,500 in fines.