Austin woman sentenced to prison time on felony unemployment benefits charge in Mower County District Court
An Austin woman currently serving a 57-month prison sentence at the Minnesota Correctional Facility in Shakopee on a felony 3rd degree drug possession charge stemming from a search of her residence by authorities on September 16th, 2020 has now also been sentenced to prison time and restitution on a felony unemployment benefits charge in Mower County District Court.
35-year-old Mallory Jean Kurth was sentenced Thursday to two years in prison and $2,324 in restitution and fees on a felony charge of unemployment benefits, false representation, concealment of fact stemming from an incident that also took place on September 16th, 2020.
Kurth pleaded guilty to the charge on May 5th of this year, and she was convicted on September 1st. Judge Kevin Siefken determined that Kurth may serve the two sentences concurrently.