Brent Dwayne Griffith, fifty one, of Sartell, previously of Benson, was sentenced to serve two days within the Swift County Jail, adopted by 5 years of unsupervised probation. He additionally was ordered by Decide Rodney Hanson to pay $four,805 in restitution to the Swift County courtroom administration, plus fines and costs totaling $590.
The decide granted him a keep of adjudication, which means no conviction will seem on his document if he efficiently completes all of the phrases of his sentence.
In response to the legal grievance, Griffith filed an insurance coverage declare in 2013, alleging the theft of an AFC title ring. The ring, which he gained in 1990 whereas enjoying a season as an offensive lineman with the Buffalo Payments, was coated beneath his home-owner’s coverage.
The next yr, after he and his then-spouse had cut up up, his spouse notified the insurer that he actually nonetheless had the ring and that he had cashed a verify for a $four,780 insurance coverage settlement with out her information. At that time the case was turned over to the Minnesota Commerce Fraud Bureau for investigation, ensuing within the submitting of a felony cost of insurance coverage fraud this previous summer time.