The United State Attorney Nicholas A. Klinefeldt announced recently that Bobbi Jo Wojewoda, 43 of Grimes, pled guilty to conspiracy to commit bank fraud count. She used her position as an apprentice appraiser to prepare appraisals with inflated values to help herself, and others qualify for mortgage loans. Wojewoda also failed to disclose material conflicts of interest to the mortgage lender when she performed appraisals on her own home and homes where she was the real estate agent.

Wade Charles Wojewoda, 45 of Grimes, also pled guilty to receipt of proceeds obtained under false pretenses, related to the purchase of his and his wife, Bobbi Jo Wojewoda’s, home in 2013.

The couple’s sentencing date is July 31.

Conspiracy to commit bank fraud is punishable by a term of imprisonment of up to 30 years and a fine of up to $1 million.

Receipt of proceeds obtained under false pretenses is punishable by a term of imprisonment of up to one year and a fine of up to $100,000.