Tuesday, April 30, 2013

California Man Charged With Embezzling $676K From Bank

From the Sacramento Bee on 4/29/13:

Cameron Park man arraigned on bank embezzlement charges
Posted by Cathy Locke

A 34-year-old Cameron Park man was arraigned today in federal court in Sacramento on charges of bank embezzlement.

Ethan George Banaszak pleaded not guilty to the charges and was released on $75,000 bond, according to a federal Department of Justice news release. He is to appear before U.S. District Judge Garland E. Burrell Jr. for a status conference May 17.

A federal grand jury returned an eight-count indictment Thursday charging Banaszak with embezzling thousands of dollars from his employer, a federally insured bank. According to court records, Banaszak allegedly made more than $660,000 in unauthorized withdrawals from bank customers' accounts and took $16,000 in cash from the bank's vault.

Read more here: http://blogs.sacbee.com/crime/archives/2013/04/cameron-park-man-arraigned-on-bank-embezzlement-charges.html#storylink=cpy

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