Former Educator Sentenced In MoneyLaundering Case
NORFOLK, Va. - (05/03/06) A former school administratorwas sentenced Tuesday to six years and six months in prison for herrole laundering money for an interstate drug ring. PamelaHoffler-Riddick was convicted of money laundering through heraccount at Virginia Educators CU, which prosecutors said she usedto help a drug dealer buy a car. Hoffler-Riddick, 43, was one of 40people charged in connection with a ring that federal agents saiddistributed $20 million in marijuana and cocaine between 1996 and2004. Before her arrest, Hoffler-Riddick was regional assistantsuperintendent in Prince George County, Md., outside of Washington,D.C.