Isanti Man Sentenced To Nearly 5 Years For Fraud
On Wednesday, Aug. 10, in federal court, 27-year-old Nathan Allen Miller of was sentenced to 57 months in prison on one count of bank fraud.
The Isanti County News reports that Miller struck a plea agreement and admitted to using stolen identification information to create counterfeit checks which he used to obtain cash from financial institutions and merchandise from retail outlets.
Miller was indicted back on Dec. 7, 2010, along with co-defendants Kari Lynn Goodman, 41, of Savage, and Michelle Rae Schneider, 35, of Minneapolis.
In his plea agreement, Miller admitted from November 2006 through February 2009, he conspired with others to commit bank fraud in order to obtain money and property. In addition, Miller admitted forging stolen checks and producing counterfeit checks, which were then used to purchase items from retail stores. Specifically, on Feb. 16, 2009, he attempted to use a fraudulent check in the amount of $1,262.15 at a store in Shakopee.