A French woman who claimed she was the victim of a violent anti-Semitic act but later admitted she had lied received a suspended sentence. Marie Leblanc, 23, was found guilty Monday for reporting an imaginary crime and was given a four-month suspended sentence. She also was ordered to pay symbolic damages to the French national railroad company and undergo psychiatric treatment.
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