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Cops: Woman set apartment on fire to get $6,000 from insurance company


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The woman allegedly set her apartment on fire in November. 

A woman was arrested Sunday after authorities say she set her Smyrna apartment on fire to get $6,000 in insurance money. 

Laivor Nicole Robinson, 43, faces arson and insurance fraud charges stemming from the November incident, according to arrest warrants. 

Police said multiple fires were set in the apartment. 

Robinson was given $6,000 by her insurance company, American Bankers Insurance, but then asked for $30,000 more, warrants showed. 

Officials did not say how they were able to determine Robinson had lied.

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