United States Attorney Marc Krickbaum announced on April 2, 2019, Carol S. Jennings, age 57, of Riverton, was sentenced by United States District Court Judge Stephanie M. Rose for bank fraud. Jennings was sentenced to five years of probation and ordered to pay $77,247.47 in restitution. As part of her sentence, Jennings will serve six months of home confinement.

In November 2018, Jennings pleaded guilty to one count of bank fraud. According to plea documents, Jennings admitted that while employed as the clerk for the City of Riverton, she opened an account with a local bank by providing a falsified document. Jennings also admitted to depositing city funds into the account and then converting almost the entire balance for her own personal use.

This matter was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Fremont County Sheriff’s Office. The case was prosecuted by the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Iowa.

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