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Nisland Woman Sentenced For Fraud

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of South Dakota

United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that a Nisland, South Dakota, woman convicted of Access Device Fraud was sentenced on December 8, 2014, by Chief Judge Jeffrey L. Viken, U.S. District Court.

Glenda Suhr, a/k/a Glennda Suhr, a/k/a Glenda Currier, age 59, was sentenced to 18 months in custody, 3 years of supervised release, $54,407 in restitution, and a $100 special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund.

The conviction relates to Suhr fraudulently using the name and social security number of another person to open bank accounts and receive debit and cash cards from two banks, social security benefits, housing assistance, and food stamps, during the timeframe of the late 1980’s through 2013.

This case was investigated by Department of Social Security, Office of the Inspector General.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Kathryn N. Rich prosecuted the case.

Suhr was immediately turned over to the custody of the U.S. Marshals Service.

Updated June 22, 2015