Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Connecticut Woman Sentenced For Embezzling More Than $450K From Bank over 20+ Years

Fromm WTNH Ch. 8 on 1/13/15:

A Bridgeport woman has been sentenced to a year and a day in prison for stealing more than $450,000 from a bank.

Maria Rosa Esteves, 41, took the money by writing herself cashiers’ checks while working for People’s United Bank between 1993 and last year.

She was found guilty of the crime and sentenced to prison time plus six months of home confinement and another three years of supervision. A U.S. District Judge also ordered Esteves to pay back the money she took and perform community services.

Esteves must report to prison in March.

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