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Woman who pretended to be attorney sentenced to jail, ordered to repay victims

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Posted at 8:42 PM, Sep 04, 2015
and last updated 2015-09-04 22:42:25-04

SUMMIT COUNTY, Utah – Victims who believed they were clients of an attorney will get their money back as part of a sentencing decision made by a judge regarding the case of a woman who pretended to be an attorney during court proceedings.

Karla Carbo, 30, posed as a lawyer and used a real attorney’s name and bar license number during several court proceedings.

She was sentenced in court Friday afternoon and will spend two months in jail. She has also been ordered to pay more than $8,000 in fines and restitution.

Carbo will remain on probation for three years, and she will have to complete eight hours of community service each week.

The woman was arrested after an investigation in December of last year, click here for details.