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Published October 15, 2013, 09:31 AM

Trial set for SD woman accused of embezzling

A woman accused of embezzling from the Gregory (S.D.) Farmers Elevator in southeast South Dakota has been scheduled for trial in February.

By: Associated Press,

GREGORY, S.D. — A woman accused of embezzling from the Gregory (S.D.) Farmers Elevator in southeast South Dakota has been scheduled for trial in February.

Melissa Vosika, 29, is accused of stealing more than $17,000 from the elevator while she was the business manager. She has pleaded not guilty.

She faces seven counts of embezzlement, one count of attempted embezzlement and three counts of altering corporate records. If convicted, she faces up to 10 years in prison and a $20,000 fine for each of the charges.

She also faces up to five years in prison and a $10,000 fine on each of three forgery counts filed against her if convicted.

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