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Monticello Woman Pleads Guilty to Bank Embezzlement

U.S. Attorney’s Office October 27, 2009
  • Northern District of Iowa (319) 363-6333

Contact: Matt Cole

United States Attorney Matt M. Dummermuth announced today that a bank teller from Monticello who embezzled money from the bank she worked at pled guilty to two crimes on October 21, 2009, in federal court in Cedar Rapids.

HOLLY BOEHM, 34, from Monticello, Iowa, was convicted of embezzlement of bank funds and aggravated identity theft.

BOEHM pled guilty to embezzling over $146,000 and unlawfully using another person’s bank account number.

Sentencing before United States District Court Chief Judge Linda R. Reade will be set after a presentence report is prepared. BOEHM remains free on bond pending sentencing. BOEHM faces up to 30 years’ imprisonment, a $1,000,000 fine, a $100 special assessment, and five years of supervised release following imprisonment for the embezzlement. For the identity theft, BOEHM faces a mandatory two years’ imprisonment consecutive to whatever time is assessed on the embezzlement, without the possibility of parole, a fine not to exceed $250,000, a special assessment of $100, and a term of supervised release of up to one year.

The case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Matt Cole and was investigated by the Monticello Police Department and FBI.