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Public record: Insurance license revoked after forgery and swindle

Posted by: Jane Friedmann under Whistleblower, Whistleblowers Updated: December 22, 2009 - 4:58 PM

The Minnesota Department of Commerce revoked a Rosemount woman’s insurance license and notary commission and fined her $100,000 after she pleaded guilty to felony forgery and theft by swindle, according to an order signed Dec. 1.

In May, Patrice Pouliot pleaded guilty to forging signatures on 38 checks while working for Title One, Inc., a title company. Pouliot deposited the checks, totaling $63,316.65, into her own bank account.
 
Prior to working for Title One, Pouliot worked for Midwest Guaranty Title Company. She admitted to buying a house during her employment there by falsifying closing documents and paying the seller $308,760 from Midwest Guaranty’s accounts, rather than using her own money.
 
Pouliot, 46, is currently serving a 17-month sentence at the women’s prison in Shakopee.
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