Wednesday, January 20, 2010

South Dakota Woman Sentenced In $166K Embezzlement Case

Susan J. Mareska, 50, of Miller, South Dakota, has been sentenced to 33 months in prison for embezzling $166,834 from American Bank and Trust where she had been employed as a bank teller. Mareska plead guilty in November 2009 to bank embezzlement. According to court documents, Mareska developed a gambling habit and created false bank transactions to embezzle money over a seven year period between November 2001 and October 2008. She was originally charged with three counts of bank embezzlement, one count of bank fraud and one count of false bank entry.

Read the story here and here.

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