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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Rolla Woman Sentenced for Bank Fraud & Criminal Mischief

BISMARCK – U.S. Attorney Timothy Q. Purdon announced that on Sept. 10, 2013, Nicole Rogers, 25, Rolla, N.D., was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Daniel L. Hovland on a charge of bank fraud. Rogers pleaded guilty to the charge on March 28, 2013.

Judge Hovland sentenced Rogers to two months in custody, to be followed by three years of supervised release. Rogers was ordered to pay a $100 special assessment to the Crime Victim’s Fund and $2100 in restitution.

In October 2012 Rogers presented checks with forged signatures to Dacotah Bank in Belcourt. Rogers withdrew and attempted to withdraw money by representing she was entitled to the money.

In a separate case, on Sept. 10, 2013, Rogers pleaded guilty and was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Daniel L. Hovland on a charge of criminal mischief.

On Feb. 23, 2013, Rogers used a sharp object to scratch a vehicle which belonged to another person.

Judge Hovland sentenced Rogers to two months in federal custody, to be followed by one year of supervised release. Rogers was ordered to pay a $25 special assessment to the Crime Victim’s Fund and $250 in restitution.

The case was investigated by the Bureau of Indian Affairs – Turtle Mountain Agency.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Brandi Sasse Russell prosecuted the case.

Updated January 29, 2015