Woman Sentenced in Bank Embezzlement Case
|U.S. Attorney’s Office December 20, 2012|
U.S. Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that a Sioux Falls woman charged with embezzlement was sentenced on December 19, 2012, by Chief U.S. District Judge Karen E. Schreier. Lona Mahon, age 62, was sentenced to time served (one day) and five years of supervised release, beginning with four months of home confinement. She was also ordered to pay restitution of $14,400.
Mahon was indicted by a federal grand jury on May 1, 2012, for embezzlement of bank funds. She pled guilty to the offense on September 21, 2012.
Mahon, who worked at a Sioux Falls bank, embezzled approximately $23,000 over a two-year period. She repaid the bank $10,600 before sentencing.
This case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Assistant U.S. Attorney Connie Larson prosecuted the case.