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Probation ordered for falsifying loan documents

A former cash loan business employee will spend three years on probation for providing loans to people with false bank and employment information in exchange for a cut of the money.

Dawn Marie Snedeker, 34, of Superior pleaded guilty Sept. 19 in Douglas County Circuit Court to being party to the crimes of theft and identity theft financial gain. Four additional counts of party to theft were dismissed but read in for sentencing. Two counts of party to unauthorized use of an entity's identifying information were dismissed.

Snedeker was sentenced to three years of probation and ordered to pay court costs and her share of $4,070 restitution. She was ordered to have no contact with the Superior cash loan business and must submit to random urinalysis.

The Superior woman also pleaded guilty to an unrelated charge of second offense operating while intoxicated. Snedeker was sentenced to 10 days jail and ordered to pay a fine of $1,429. Her driver's license was revoked for 12 months and Snedeker was ordered to install an ignition interlock and undergo an alcohol assessment. Counts of possession of an illegally obtained prescription, bail jumping and second offense operate with restricted controlled substance were dismissed.

According to the criminal complaint:

Snedeker processed falsified loan documents for five different individuals in December 2016. In return for helping them get loans with false information, Snedeker received a cut of the money.