Thursday, November 17, 2011

Pennsylvania Woman Sentenced For Embezzling $450K From Bank

Danielle M. Keane, 38, of Greenfield, Pennsylvania, has been sentenced to 33 months in prison for embezzling $450,037 from Bank of New York Mellon where she had been employed as a data entry clerk.  According to authorities, over a period of about three years, from 2007 to 2010, Keane executed at least 239 fraudulent transactions, siphoning funds from bank client retirement accounts with checks or electronic transfers.  Prosecutors contended that Keane stole the money in part to support a drug habit.  She has also been ordered to pay restitution.

Read the story here and here.

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