Sunday, June 12, 2011

Minnesota Woman Sentenced For Embezzling $100K From Iowa Company

Barbara Ann Paulson, 40, aka, Barbara Ann Krauth, of Waseca, Minnesota, was sentenced to 70 months in prison for embezzling more than $100,000 from an unnamed business based in Northwood, Iowa.  Paulson wrote fraudulent checks for her own benefit over a period of nearly 2 years, from January 2005 until October 2006.  She plead guilty in January to one count of making and passing a counterfeit check with the intent to deceive, one count of using a fraudulently obtained credit card and one count of aggravated identity theft.  Paulson was also ordered to pay $157,000 in restitution.

Read the story here.

Read the DOJ announcement here.

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