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Sioux Falls Woman Sentenced for Bank Fraud

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 28, 2011
Contact: Mark E. Salter
Assistant United States Attorney
605-357-2360

United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that a Sioux Falls woman charged with Bank Fraud was sentenced on March 28, 2011, by United States District Judge Roberto A. Lange. Kaila Naomi Scofield, age 25, was sentenced to nine months in custody, four years of supervised release, a $100 assessment to the Victim Assistance Fund, and $4,427.89 in restitution to be paid jointly and severally with her co-defendant.

Scofield was indicted for Bank Fraud by a federal grand jury on October 13, 2010. The charge relates to Scofield defrauding a financial institution on January 4, 2010, and January 29, 2010. Scofield pled guilty to the charge on January 4, 2011.

This case was investigated by the United States Postal Inspection Service. Assistant United States Attorney Jay Miller prosecuted the case.

Scofield was immediately turned over to the custody of the United States Marshal.

 

 

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