A federal judge has found that a Philadelphia-area woman stole more than $1 million before she called in a hoax carjacking and fled to Disney World with her child.
The fraud total and the use of "sophisticated means" increases Bonnie Sweeten's sentencing range to 8 1/2 to 10 years in prison.
The sentencing hearing has inched along over several days. It will resume Jan. 26.
Her father, William Siner of Milton, Del., testified Wednesday that Sweeten made a big mistake and knows it.
The 40-year-old Feasterville paralegal triggered a nationwide search in 2009 when she told a 911 operator she and her 9-year-old daughter had been kidnapped.
Authorities say she fled before an arrest for swindling her boss and an elderly relative.
Sweeten spent a year in prison for the fake 911 call.
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