Wednesday, December 3, 2008

Tennessee Bank Teller Addicted To Shopping On QVC Sentenced In Embezzlement

Cassandra Mull Ryder, 55, a former bank teller for the Branch Banking & Trust in Copperhill, Tennessee, was sentenced Monday to 15 months in prison, plus restitution for embezzling some $134,000 from the bank. Ryder took the money from a friends bank account, according to her testimony, because she knew the friend never reviewed the statements. She also said she took the money because she was "addicted" to shopping on the QVC cable television network.

Read the story here and here.

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