Friday, March 16, 2012

Texas Woman Pleads Guilty To Embezzling $102K From Bank

Patricia Garcia Munoz, 50, of Laredo, Texas, has pleaded guilty to charges admitting she embezzled nearly $102,000 from certain customer accounts at BBVA Compass Bank where she had been employed as bank branch manager.  According to authorities, Munoz stole from at least one customer account whom she thought would not notice to discrepancy.  Munoz' schemes allegedly spanned a several month period, from November 2009 through April 2010.  Under the plea agreement, Munoz must make full restitution.  She also faces up to 30 years in prison, upon sentencing. 

Read the story here and here.

Read the DOJ announcement here.

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