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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Northern District of Indiana

Friday, May 11, 2018

Whiting Women Sentenced For Bank Fraud

Sandra Santay Sentenced to 27 Months In Prison and Ordered to Pay $491,169.71 in Restitution

HAMMOND – Sandra Santay, 73 years old, of Whiting, Indiana, was sentenced by District Court Judge Philip Simon on her plea of guilty to bank fraud, announced U.S. Attorney Thomas L. Kirsch II.

Santay was sentenced to 27 months in prison and ordered to pay $491,169.71 in restitution.

According to documents in this case, Santay was the manager of a local credit union for over 30 years and was convicted of defrauding that credit union out of $491,169.71.

This case is the result of the investigative efforts of the FBI and was handled by Assistant U.S. Attorney Diane L. Berkowitz.



Financial Fraud
Updated May 11, 2018