IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A judge says the government can seize the pension of a former director of an Iowa job-training agency while she's incarcerated on charges that she misspent millions in tax dollars.

U.S. District Judge Robert Pratt ruled Monday that Ramona Cunningham's monthly pension of $2,700 will be seized to pay the $1.65 million in restitution that she and co-defendants owe.

Cunningham was sentenced to 7 years in prison in 2008 after pleading guilty to several counts of fraud relating to the misuse of federal funds.

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