BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A Gaithersburg woman has been indicted for allegedly submitting claims for hours she worked on a government project when she was not at work.

Melissa Heyer, 44, reportedly worked for a company that provided national security duties for the defense department but was stationed at the National Security Agency facility in Fort Meade on a daily basis.

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The indictment said Heyer falsely claimed to be at work when she was elsewhere on at least five occasions between January 2017 and March 2019.

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The false claims led the government to pay the company Heyer worked for, as well as the company that contracted that company and Heyer herself, more than $100,000 they weren’t entitled to, the justice department said.

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If convicted, Heyer could face five years in prison for each of the five counts in the indictment.