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5 years, $475000 for former NOAH director Stacey Jackson

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A federal judge has sentenced a nonprofit agency's former director to five years in prison and nearly $475,000 in restitution and fines for a kickback scheme with house-gutting contractors after Hurricane Katrina.

U.S. District Judge Mary Ann Vial Lemmon also ordered Stacey Jackson to spend three years on supervised release once she's out of prison.

The U.S. attorney's office says Lemmon told Jackson to pay $50,000 in fines and $424,000 in restitution to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and individual victims.

Jackson was director of an organization called New Orleans Affordable Housing.

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