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Miller Woman Indicted for Bank Embezzlement & Money Laundering

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 19, 2011
Contact: Mark E. Salter
Assistant United States Attorney
605-357-2360

United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that a Miller woman has been indicted by a federal grand jury for one count of Bank Embezzlement, one count of Bank Fraud, and 34 counts of Money Laundering.

Susan Mareska, age 52, was indicted by a federal grand jury on August 22, 2011, for Bank Embezzlement, Bank Fraud, and Money Laundering. She appeared before United States Magistrate Judge Mark A. Moreno on September 15, 2011, and pled not guilty to the indictment. The maximum penalty upon conviction is 30 years in custody, a $1 million fine, or both. Restitution may also be ordered.

The charges relate to allegations that Mareska defrauded American Bank & Trust of Miller between January 2003 and September 2008 while an employee there. The charges are merely an accusation, and she is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

The investigation is being conducted by the South Dakota Division of Criminal Investigation. Assistant United States Attorney Jay Miller is prosecuting the case. Mareska was remanded to the custody of the United States Marshal. A trial date has not yet been set.

 

 

 

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