Darla Tyler was charged with four counts of check forgery in White Bear Lake, Minnesota. Tyler cleaned houses and cleaned a man’s home in Ramsey County. Her employer had severe back pain. He noticed that his checkbook was missing and also noticed that there were payments made to Dr. Fasching from his checking account. Tyler took more than $20,000 from him for plastic surgery procedures. Tyler had also asked her employer for money and told him that she had cancer. Her employer refused to give her money but Tyler continued to ask him to leave his estate to her. Police found her employer’s ID, insurance cards, and check card in her apartment. Tyler also admitted that she thought he was going to die and that she was desperate. She also has prior theft and card fraud charges on her record.
In Minnesota, check forgery is a felony. A person is guilty of check forgery if a person with the intent to defraud falsely makes or alters a check or by the maker under an assumed or fictitious name or falsely endorses a check so that it purports to have been endorsed by another. If convicted of check forgery, the sentence depends on the amount of money stolen. The sentences range from one to 20 years in prison. If you have been charged with check forgery, contact Keller Law Offices to determine what penalties you are facing.
Contact Keller Law Offices for a free consultation. Tyler will need a Ramsey county criminal defense lawyer to fight the charges against her. Because Tyler already has made certain admissions, she will be facing an uphill battle and will need a Ramsey county criminal defense lawyer. Keller Law Offices has two Ramsey county criminal defense lawyers. Call 952-913-1421 if you have been charged with check forgery or with any other crime.