Dakota County Attorney James Backstrom announced that Leah Marie Bremner, age 32 of Inver Grove Heights, was sentenced late yesterday to 30 days in jail, 90 days of electronic home monitoring, and probation for up to 20 years by Judge Mary Theisen in connection with the loss of $95,000 from a bank in Lakeville where she worked. Bremner pled guilty to one count of Theft by Swindle (a felony) on July 22, 2013. These thefts are alleged to have occurred between May and October of 2010. At the time of these thefts, Ms. Bremner was employed by the bank as a senior teller. Bremner was also ordered to pay restitution.
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Backstrom commented: “We are pleased to have held this offender accountable for this significant financial loss.”
Backstrom praised Assistant County Attorney Shirley Leko who prosecuted the case. Backstrom thanked the Lakeville Police Department who assisted in the investigation of this case.
If you have questions, contact James Backstrom at 651-438-4440