Former Columbus cop pleads guilty to fraud

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COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) -  In Federal Court, a former Columbus Police Officer has plead guilty to insurance fraud.

Yolanda Black-Burton was indicted back in June and court documents indicate she knew about a scheme to file false insurance claims on stolen vehicles but never reported it.

Black-Burton was a three year patrol veteran in the Columbus Police Department.

Her sentencing is set for April.

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