Reuther Sentenced for Embezzling $36,700 from Mustang Athletic Boosters
Jennifer Lynn Reuther, 48, of Independence, Iowa, received two 10 year suspended prison sentences for Theft in the First Degree and Fraudulent Practice in the First Degree in the Iowa District Court for Buchanan County on September 30, 2020.
While acting as the treasurer for the Mustang Athletic Boosters between 2015 and 2019, Reuther fraudulently altered the group’s financial records and stole over $36,700.
Theft in the First Degree and Fraudulent Practice in the First Degree are each a Class C Felony. Reuther received a 10 year suspended sentence for each charge and was placed on probation supervision through the Department of Correctional Services for up to five years and must repay $36,797.09 to the Mustang Athletic Boosters as well as fines, penalties and surcharges to the clerk of court.
See official Buchanan County Attorney's Office Press Release.