Real Estate Closer Charged with Theft
It’s being called one of the largest theft cases in Washington County…
53 year old Cynthia Strand is facing 34 counts for allegedly stealing more than one point two million dollars… while operating Strand Closing Service in Forest Lake.
The criminal complaint lists 11 different transactions where Strand allegedly put money into her own accounts instead of paying out funds.
Her husband… 52 year old Steven Strand has also been charged with aiding and abetting his wife.
Washington County Attorney Doug Johnson said this is the largest theft case his office has seen since he came into office in 1999.