Kelsey Macom, 36, was sentenced in U.S. District Court to 30 days in jail, three months of home detention with electronic monitoring and three years of supervised release for tampering with a consumer products reports The News Tribune of Tacoma.
Macom, a resident of Buckley, had tried to get money from Coca-Cola by falsely claiming that her daughter’s throat was cut by a shard of glass that was in a Dasani brand bottle of water; Dasani is owned by Coca-Cola corporation.
Macom admitted that her claim was fraudulent when Food and Drug Administration agents presented her with evidence that she had previously received a $1,500 settlement from another company after claiming her daughter was cut by glass contained in a chocolate bar.
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