For four years, Mylinh N. Fetterman issued insurance policies under clients’ names without their knowledge and took money from their bank accounts.
As a result, Fetterman, 40, received commissions that she hadn’t earned and the clients paid for policies they didn’t want.
Ada County District Judge Steven Hippler sentenced Fetterman on Tuesday to one to six years in prison. The judge also ordered her to pay $31,090 in restitution to her former employer, Primerica Insurance.
Fetterman pleaded guilty in January to one count of insurance fraud. Three other counts were dismissed in exchange for her guilty plea.
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Authorities became aware of the theft after Primerica conducted its own investigation and notified the Idaho Department of Insurance. The company fired Fetterman following its investigation.
The case was prosecuted by deputy attorneys general from the Insurance Crimes Unit.
Fetterman pleaded guilty last month in a second case, where she was charged with grand theft. She is scheduled to be sentenced in that case on March 25.
Since 2014, three default judgements totaling $3,069 have been entered against Fetterman in cases brought by loan companies.