Former Loan Officer Sentenced in Local Embezzlement Case
A former loan officer at AgStar Financial Services has been sentenced in a theft-by-swindle case. The Stearns County Attorney's Office says 46-year-old Tammy Storms of Clearwater was sentenced to just under three years in prison after pleading guilty to four counts of theft-by-swindle.
Ex Bank Employee Sentenced for Embezzling
A former bank employee will have to pay $1 million restitution for embezzling from customers of the Marshall bank where she worked. Forty-eight-year-old Barbara Kaye Rechtzigel of Belview also was sentenced Wednesday in federal court to two years in prison.
2nd Man Sentenced For Tribal Embezzlement
A Brainerd man has been sentenced for embezzling more than $600,000 from the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe. A federal judge sentenced 31-year-old Eric Makowski to 2-and-a-half years in prison on one count of embezzlement from a tribal organization.