The jury convicted
Galloway was convicted of one count of mail fraud, one count of using fire to commit mail fraud, and one count of conspiracy to commit money laundering.
Evidence at trial showed Galloway and James Plower made up and participated in a scheme to defraud Plower's insurance company between the Spring of 2013 and Spring 2014.
Galloway, as part of the scheme, drove a 16-year-old to Plower's vacant home in
As a result of the false claim, the insurance company mailed Plower a check for
Galloway and Plower took
Plower, also a former volunteer firefighter, previously pleaded guiltyto charges of mail fraud and use of fire to commit mail fraud. He was sentenced to 13 years in federal prison.
Plower also was ordered to pay more than
The indictment shows Plower planned to burn down the house because he couldn't afford the needed repairs and wanted to rebuild on the foundation. He moved into Galloway's
A criminal complaint in Plower's case shows Plower insured the
An affidavit filed in Galloway's case states Plower's ex-wife told a fire marshal in 2014 that he made statements to her about burning down the property while they were married. They divorced in 2002, according to documents.
Galloway faces a minimum sentence of 10 years and a maximum sentence of up to 50 years in prison. She also faces a
Sentencing hasn't been set at this time.
Galloway also faced a second-degree arson charge in
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