Lori Jo Mueller could face up to 30 years in federal prison for wire fraud, and 10 years for health care fraud.
Like us on Facebook | Get our newsletter | Follow us on Twitter | Start a blog An Apple Valley woman pleaded guilty Monday to defrauding her health insurer and employer of about $840,000. According to this report from CBS Minnesota, 48-year-old Lori Jo Mueller pleaded guilty to one count of wire fraud and one count of health care fraud. In her plea agreement, Mueller admitted that she embezzled money from Edelweiss Home Health Care in Maple Grove between June 2006 and June 2012. Mueller was vice president of operations at Edelweiss, where she was in charge of bookkeeping, review and payment of corporate invoices as well as other duties. According to the report, Mueller caused more than $631,000 in fraudulent proceeds to be paid by Medica…
The Texas man admitted to diverting $29,000 from Anchor Bank through Automated Clearing House transactions, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office.
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Thursday, April 12, 2012
A Houston, TX, man was sentenced in federal court Wednesday for stealing money from Anchor Bank customer accounts in Minnesota, including from at least one Apple Valley customer, according to a press release from the U.S. Attorney's Office. Henry Joseph Williams, 46, was sentenced to 14 months in prison on one count of wire fraud, the release says. He was indicted on July 19 last year, and pleaded guilty on Oct. 20. From May 2010 to November of 2010, Williams misled the bank into paying off $29,000 of his personal debts using Automated Clearing House transactions, the release says. An ACH transaction "deducts funds from one account and electronically sends those funds to another account in the form of a bank check," according to the …