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South Dakota woman accused of forgery, theft of $13,000

WOONSOCKET, S.D. — A Woonsocket woman has been arrested for forgery and grand theft.

Jenni Greenway, 38, is charged with four counts of forgery and one count of grand theft, all of which are felonies.

Sanborn County authorities said Greenway was arrested Saturday, Oct. 6. A complaint alleging the crimes was filed on Sept. 26. She is a sister to former Minnesota Vikings player Chad Greenway.

According to Jeffrey Larson, who is representing the state in the case, the amount of money in question is about $13,000. Greenway allegedly wrote four checks that she was not authorized from another person's account. The alleged victim, authorities said, is an elderly woman who is a family acquaintance. Court documents say the forgeries occurred on April 1, June 20, July 28 and Aug. 5.

Greenway is scheduled to appear in court in Sanborn County on Nov. 6.

Forgery is a Class 5 felony, and grand theft of more than $5,000 and less that $100,000.01 is a Class 4 felony. If convicted on all counts, Greenway could face up to 30 years in prison and fines of up to $60,000.

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