Wappes Sentenced for Swindling More Than $1M in Carlton Co.

Fmr. Carlton Co. Employee Sentenced for Theft by Swindle

A former Carlton County employee has her sentence for stealing more than $1 million from her bosses.

Friday, 63–year–old Joanne Wappes was sentenced to serve five years of probation and pay $1 million in restitution for theft by swindle.

If she fails to complete her probation successfully she’ll have to serve 21 months in prison.

She also served six days in the Carlton County Jail.

She worked for Carlton County as a landfill cashier from 1975 until charges were filed against her in 2013.

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