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Lancaster woman faces failure to register as sex offender indictment

A Lancaster woman has been indicted on federal charges, according to a statement released Wednesday from the U.S. Attorney’s Office of South Carolina.

Shana Marie Lawson, 36, moved to Lancaster in March and failed to register as a sex offender, according to a news release from U.S. attorney Bill Nettles.

Lawson’s charge stemmed from a 2001 incident.

She was charged with one count of failure to register as a sex offender, according to the statement.

If convicted, Lawson could receive a maximum penalty of 10 years .

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