Man Gets 57 Months In Bank Fraud Case

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A 27-year-old Isanti man was sentenced to nearly five years in prison in Minneapolis Federal Court on Wednesday in connection with a scheme where he stole people’s IDs and wrote bad checks to get money from banks and retail outlets.

Nathan Allen Miller was sentenced to 57 months in prison on one count of bank fraud. Miller was one of three people in the case indicted on Dec. 7, 2010.

Miller pleaded guilty in the case, and in the plea agreement, he admitted that from November 2006 through February 2009, he conspired with others to commit bank fraud, obtaining money and property. He also admitted to forging stolen checks and writing bad checks that were used to purchase retail items.

In one case, Miller wrote a bad check for more than $1,200 at a store in Shakopee.

The two others in the case, Kari Lynn Goodman of Savage and Michelle Rae Schneider of Minneapolis, were sentenced to 50 months and 30 months in prison respectively in the case.


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