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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of South Dakota

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, March 5, 2018

Kadoka Woman Sentenced for Wire Fraud

United States Attorney Ron Parsons announced that a Kadoka, South Dakota, woman convicted of Wire Fraud was sentenced by Chief Judge Jeffrey L. Viken, U.S. District Court.

Tammy Twiss, a/k/a Tammy Eisenbraun, age 39, was sentenced on March 1, 2018, to 2 months in custody, followed by 3 years of supervised release to include 4 months of home confinement, $12,061.33 in restitution, and a $100 special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund

Twiss was indicted for the charge by a federal grand jury on November 16, 2016.  The charge related to Twiss using her ex-husband’s name, along with his parents’ banking information, to conduct fraudulent wire transfers.  Twiss electronically withdrew in excess of $20,000 from her ex-in-laws’ bank account in 2016.

This case was investigated by the U.S Postal Service.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Megan Poppen prosecuted the case.

Twiss must self-surrender to the custody of the U.S. Marshals Service on March 15, 2018.

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Financial Fraud
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Updated March 5, 2018