A Greene man was sentenced Monday to 18 months in prison and three years of supervised release following a guilty plea to charges of making a false statement to a financial institution, theft of federal money and misbranding of a prescription, U.S. Attorney Thomas E. Delehanty II said in a press release.

Samuel Hall, 38, appeared before U.S. District Judge Nancy Torresen in Portland.

Court records show that Hall opened a bank account in 2010 in the name of his brother and presented his brother’s identification to the bank.

He then used the account to receive eBay payments from the unlawful sale of prescription and over-the-counter creams, according to the press release.

Between April 2011 and December 2012, Hall also received federal MaineCare and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program payments for which he was not eligible.

In addition to his time in prison, he’s been ordered to pay more than $167,000 in restitution.

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