Merrill Woman Ordered to Pay $421K Restitution After Pleading Guilty to Forgery

By: WSAW Staff Email
By: WSAW Staff Email

A 37-year-old Merrill woman has agreed to pay $421,800 restitution after pleading guilty to forgery Tuesday in Federal Court.

John W. Vaudreuil, United States Attorney for the Western District of Wisconsin said in a news release, Amy Rajek pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Madison to knowingly forging a check belonging to her previous employer G3 Industries, Inc.

U.S. District Judge William M. Conley scheduled sentencing for January 10, 2014, at 3:30 p.m.

The defendant faces a maximum penalty of 10 years in prison.

The charge against Rajek was the result of an investigation conducted by the Wausau office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Kronenwetter Police Department, and Merrill Police Department. The prosecution of the case has been handled by Assistant U.S. Attorney Grant C. Johnson.

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