DETROIT (WWJ) – A woman who admitted embezzling about $600,000 from a Grand Rapids bank has been sentenced to 37 months in federal prison.
Joanne Wierenga’s lawyer says she needs help for a gambling addiction more than a long prison stay.READ MORE: Michigan Matters: Two Stars With Motor City Ties Lighting Up Entertainment World
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Her sentence on Monday was at the low-end of the guidelines.MORE NEWS: MDHHS Updates COVID-19 Quarantine Guidance For Michigan Schools
Wierenga pled guilty in February to embezzling from Huntington Bank for seven years.