Monday, October 10, 2011

California Man Pleads Guilty And Is Sentenced For Embezzling $135K From Credit Union

Christopher Alcaraz, 32, of Soledad, California, has pleaded guilty to one count of felony embezzlement, admitting he embezzled $135,384.19 from the Unified Federal Credit Union where he had been employed as a teller.  According to authorities, over a period of two years, from June 2008 through May 2010, Alcaraz siphoned funds from the bank.  Alcaraz reportedly stole from his cash drawer, from ATM cash receipts and other accounts.  He was sentenced to 6 months in prison.

Read the story here and here.

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