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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of North Dakota

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Grand Forks Woman Pleads Guilty to False Statements

FARGO - U.S. Attorney Timothy Q. Purdon announced that on April 16, 2013, Chantel Raine Monteith of Grand Forks, N.D., pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Ralph R. Erickson to a charge of false statements.

Monteith, 24, pleaded guilty to making false statements during an interview with a special agent from the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

The incident occurred in May of 2011 in the District of North Dakota.

The charge of false statements carries a statutory maximum penalty of five years’ imprisonment.

The case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Sentencing for Monteith has been scheduled July 12, 2013, in U.S. District Court in Fargo, North Dakota, at 12:45.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Janice M. Morley is prosecuting the case.

Updated January 29, 2015