Ex-Attorney Suspended, Now Charged With Swindle
|By Joy Powell, Star Tribune (Minneapolis)|
|McClatchy-Tribune Information Services|
Brost obtained her law license in
She was his trustee.
After he died, she presented the fraudulently notarized document to BankCherokee in a failed effort to access Fishbach's funds, which were about
"Even after her failed attempt to access Fischbach's funds from Bank Cherokee, Brost obtained more than
An investigation by the
Brost allegedly set up a phony email account in Fishbach's name and had his mail redirected from his home in the 100 block of
She also opened a checking account in Fishbach's name in
Brost repeatedly posed as her deceased client in communications with Jackson National and others, too, the charges allege.
"Brost knowingly and intentionally devised a scheme and artifice to surreptitiously avoid reporting the existence of Fischbach's two annuities to the
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