Thursday, October 8, 2009

Michigan "Robin Hood" Banker Sentenced In $340K Embezzlement Case

Patricia J. Keezer, 53, of Manchester, Michigan, was sentenced to a year and a day in prison for embezzling some $340,000 from Citizens Bank also in Manchester, for which she had been employed as a bank manager. Prosecutors alleged that the thefts spanned an 8 year period between 2000 and 2008. Keezer claimed she had given the stolen funds to needy bank customers to help them make car repairs, mortgage payments and pay their taxes. Upon sentencing, federal Judge Marianne Battani declared that Keezer's "Robin Hood days are long over."

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