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Clear Lake Woman Sentenced In Fraud Case

Clear Lake Woman Sentenced In Fraud Case 

PIERRE, S.D. – Attorney General Larry Long said today that Beverly A. Stroschein, 68, Clear Lake, was sentenced on November 1, 2004, in 3rd Circuit Court to four years in prison on 1 count of Obtaining Property or Services with False Credit Card. The four year sentence was suspended and she was placed on three years of supervised probation with sixty days of in-house detention. 

Stroschein obtained the Power of Attorney for her victim and then obtained credit cards and accessed the victim’s bank account. She then wrote checks and made credit card purchases for herself. Along with other conditions of probation, Stroschein was ordered to pay the victim $9,764.52 in restitution. 

The case was prosecuted by the Assistant Attorney General Richard Williams and investigated by the Medicaid Fraud Control Until.