Saturday, March 31, 2012

Former Bank Employee In Missouri Sentenced For Embezzling $444K

Thelma Black, 66, of Farmington, Missouri, has been sentenced to 27 months in prison for embezzling some $444,000 from the Sun Security Bank and its predecessor bank where she had been employed.  According to authorities, over a period of at least 11 years, from at least 2000 to approximately May 2011, Black transferred bank customer funds into her own account or cashed customer funds for her own benefit.  She pleaded guilty to two counts of bank embezzlement last December.  Black had been employed by the bank and its predecessors for 28 years.  She was also ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $451,000.

Read the story here and here.

Read the DOJ announcement here.

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