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A North Carolina woman allegedly went on a shopping spree with nearly $150,000 she illegally obtained from a coronavirus relief loan.

Federal prosecutors say Jasmine Johnnae Clifton, 24, spent most of the money on high end luxury bags and shoes at Louis Vuitton, Neiman Marcus and jewelry stores.

Clifton appeared in court on Monday and was later released on $25,000 bond, according to a press release from the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Western District of North Carolina.

The press release detailed how Clifton lied on an application to fraudulently obtain relief funds for an existing business during the coronavirus lockdowns.

She falsely claimed $350,000 in gross revenue for her online clothing business, Jazzy Jas, despite filing paperwork in 2020 that shows the business was dissolved, according to ABC News.

The loan application was approved in early August for $149,900, which she later spent during shopping sprees at over two dozen retailers, including Ikea and Rooms to Go.

On Feb. 17, Clifton was indicted on wire fraud in relation to a disaster benefit and fraud in connection with major disaster or emergency benefits.

If convicted, she faces 30 years in prison on each charge, plus a possible $1,250,000 fine.

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Neiman Marcus is selling asymmetric jeans that feature one wide leg and one skinny leg for affluent fashionistas with medical conditions that cause swelling in one leg.

The high-waisted denim jeans are the brainchild of designer Ksenia Schnaider who created the garments to address the needs of stylish women who have medical conditions that cause edema or swelling in one leg.

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The jeans feature a skinny right leg and a flared left leg. But the jeans can also be ordered with a skinny left leg and flared right leg. The jeans are designed to fashionably conceal swelling in one leg.

Although the asymmetric jeans are designed to accommodate women with medical conditions, anyone can purchase the jeans to wear as a trendy fashion statement.

The $462 jeans can be bought in a medium blue color, ranging from sizes x-small to large.

Derrick Leon Henderson mugshot A former University of Georgia employee has been arrested and charged with stealing students' personal information to obtain credit cards.

Police say 30-year-old Derrick Leon Henderson of Athens used his position in the university's registrar's office to help himself to information gleaned from paper records to open credit cards. Henderson is charged with 42 counts of identity fraud and 19 counts of financial card fraud, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.

The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office arrested Henderson after several UGA students filed complaints of credit card fraud. A 2nd suspect is still being sought in the case.

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