Woman accused of selling fake Facebook stock to spend seven years in prison

WINNEBAGO COUNTY -- A Winnebago County woman accused of selling fake Facebook stock will spend seven years in prison.

Marianne Oleson made a plea deal, and most of the charges against her were dropped.

Prosecutors had originally charged Oleson with 50 counts related to the sales!

Oleson pleaded not guilty in May to 22 charges she sold phony Facebook stock. Oleson had already pleaded not guilty to more than 30 other charges in a previous case.

Police accuse Oleson of scamming several people out of thousands of dollars.

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