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Selinsgrove woman charged with bank larceny

April 7, 2011

     The United States Attorney's Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that a criminal Information filed on Monday charged a Selinsgrove woman with stealing $9,999.87 from the First National Bank in Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania.

     According to United States Attorney Peter J. Smith, Jennifer L. Richardson, age 39, stole the money while she worked as head teller at the bank between May 3, 2010 and October 27, 2010. Richardson was terminated by the bank on October 29, 2010.

     If convicted, Richardson is subject to a possible term of imprisonment of ten years, fines totaling $250,000 and an order of restitution.

     The investigation was conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Prosecution has been assigned to Senior Litigation Counsel Bruce Brandler.


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