Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Louisiana Bank Employee Charged With Embezzling $280K From Elderly Customer Accounts

Brandy Z. Rogers, 31, of New Iberia, Louisiana, has been arrested and charged with embezzling some $280,000 from elderly customer accounts at Teche Federal Bank where she had been employed as a customer service representative. Rogers allegedly siphoned monies from customer accounts over a period of several months. She has been charged with unauthorized use of an access card for theft, identity theft, theft of assets of an aged person, bank fraud, forgery, computer fraud and money laundering.

Read the story here and here.

Hat tip: Reader Joe.

Update (1/13/12): Rogers, now 32, pleaded guilty in federal court to embezzling funds from Teche Federal Bank between what is now understood to be about 2 1/2 years, from June 2008 through January 2011.

Update (6/8/12): Rogers has been sentenced to 27 months in prison for embezzling what is now understood to be $387,321.45 in bank customer funds from Teche Federal Bank. 

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