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Former Vangent employee pleads guilty

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IOWA CITY (KWWL) -- One of nine people charged with illegally accessing President Obama's student loan records is pleading guilty.

53-year-old Mercedes Costoyas from Iowa City appeared in court Wednesday. Her sentencing is set for September 24th.

She's one of nine former employees of Vangent, Inc. accused of gaining access to Obama's records between July 2007 and March 2009.

The other defendants have pleaded not guilty and are expected to start trial August 2nd.

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