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Nisland Woman Charged with Theft of Another Person’s Identity

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 27, 2014
Contact: Ace Crawford
605-341-1915

United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that a Nisland, South Dakota, woman has been indicted by a federal grand jury for Access Device Fraud, False Statement on Application, and Fraudulent use of Social Security Number.

Glenda Suhr, a/k/a Glennda Suhr, a/k/a Glenda Currier, age 59, was indicted on February 19, 2014.  She appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Veronica L. Duffy on February 26, 2014, and pled not guilty to the Indictment.

The maximum penalty upon conviction is up to 10 years in custody and/or a $250,000 fine, 3 years of supervised release, and $300 to the Federal Crime Victims Fund.  Restitution may also be ordered.

The charges relate to Suhr fraudulently acquiring the social security account number of another person and using the number to receive social security benefits between 2010 and 2013.

The charges are merely accusations and Suhr is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

The investigation is being conducted by the Department of Social Security, Office of the Inspector General.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Kathryn N. Rich is prosecuting the case.

Suhr was remanded to the custody of the U.S. Marshals Service pending trial.  A trial date has been set for May 6, 2014.

        


 

 

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