Mission Woman Charged with Wire Fraud and Larceny
Assistant United States Attorney
United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that a Mission, South Dakota, woman has been indicted by a federal grand jury for Wire Fraud and Larceny.
Clarice Brave, age 50, was indicted by a federal grand jury on October 16, 2012. She appeared before United States Magistrate Judge Mark A. Moreno on October 25, 2012, and pled not guilty to the indictment. The maximum penalty upon conviction is 20 years in custody, a $250,000 fine, or both.
The charges are merely accusations, and Brave is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.
The investigation is being conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Rosebud Sioux Tribe Law Enforcement Services. Assistant United States Attorney Marie H. Ruettgers is prosecuting the case.
Brave was released on bond pending trial. A trial date has not been set.