DOJ Seal Department of Justice  
United States Attorney John M. Bales
Eastern District of Texas

                            

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE            CONTACT:  DAVILYN WALSTON
TUESDAY, JULY 28, 2009            PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER
WWW.USDOJ.GOV/USAO/txe             PHONE: (409) 839-2538 CELL: (409) 553-9881

 

JACKSONVILLE MAN GUILTY OF EMBEZZLING BANK FUNDS

 

            TYLER, TX – U.S. Attorney John M. Bales announced today that a 47-year-old Jacksonville, Texas man has pleaded guilty to federal charges in the Eastern District of Texas. 

            LLOYD WAYNE ROCK pleaded guilty to an Information charging him with embezzlement by a bank employee today before U.S. Magistrate Judge John D. Love.

            According to information presented in court, from 1995 until December 2007, Rock was employed as a bank teller for Bank of America in Tyler.  During this time, he embezzled approximately $145,000 from the bank.

            Rock faces up to 30 years in federal prison at sentencing.  A sentencing date has not been set.

            This case is being investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Frank Coan.

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