Omaha Casino Manager Sentenced to Prison for EmbezzlingElaine Provost of Sioux City was recently sentenced to fifteen months in a federal prison for participating in a casino embezzlement case. Elaine was the manager of a coin cage at Casino Omaha and was accused of stealing money.
Elaine admitted to the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Iowa that she had stolen money from 2002 to October 2004. Elaine admitted that she had created a scheme to steal the money from the casino.
The Omaha tribe and their insurance company will receive restitution from Elaine in the amount of $152,425 that she was ordered to pay by the court. She must also serve two years of supervised release after she does her jail time.
Elaine’s scheme was to pocket money while altering paperwork to cover up her stealing from the casino. The FBI, Department of Interior Office of Inspector General and the National Indian Gaming Commission had been investigating the case. Elaine Provost plead guilty to the charges back on October.
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