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Frederick Woman Sentenced for
Embezzlement from Bank in Frederick

February 1, 2012

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma – Today, KRISTAL LEANN LUCAS, 39, from Frederick, Oklahoma, was sentenced by United States District Judge Timothy D. DeGiusti to serve 12 months for embezzlement from the First National Bank (FNB) located in Frederick, Oklahoma, announced Sanford C. Coats, United States Attorney for the Western District of Oklahoma.

According to court records, Lucas was employed by FNB as a teller at their branch location in Frederick, Oklahoma. From 2007 through 2010, Lucas embezzled from the bank and created false deposit tickets to cover her criminal activity. Over this period, she embezzled $62,239.45. Lucas was charged on March 18, 2011, and pled guilty on May 23, 2011.

At the sentencing hearing today, Judge DeGiusti ordered that Lucas serve the 12 month sentence by serving six months incarceration and six months on house arrest. Following that term, she was ordered to serve three years of supervised release following the term of her imprisonment and perform 104 hours of community service. She was also ordered to pay $62,239.45 in restitution to the bank.

This case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Daniel P. Lennington.

Reference is made to court filings for further information.










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