Monday, April 30, 2012

Former Bank Manager In Mississippi Sentenced For Embezzling Nearly $238K

Sharon Monroe, 57, of Lauderdale, Mississippi, has been sentenced to 51 months in prison for embezzling $237,657.88 from the Commercial Bank in Meridian where she had been employed as a vice president and branch manager.  According to authorities, over a one year period, from June 2008 through May 2009, Monroe took out loans in bank customer names and kept the proceeds for herself.  She was also ordered to pay full restitution.  Monroe pleaded guilty in February 2012 to bank fraud and aggravated identity theft. 

Read the story here and here.

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