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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Eastern District of Louisiana

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, May 10, 2018

Former Bank Manager Charged with Theft of $122,000

SCOTT BREAUX (“BREAUX”), age 39, of Marrero, Louisiana, was charged in an Indictment today for bank theft, announced United States Attorney Duane A. Evans.

According to today’s Indictment, from about November 2016 to July 2017, while employed as a Branch Manager at ASI Federal Credit Union, BREAUX stole approximately $122,000.00.   BREAUX was employed with ASI since in or about 2011, and during his tenure with ASI, BREAUX worked at the Harahan, Westwego, and uptown branches.  In 2014, BREAUX was named Branch Manager of ASI’s Westwego branch.  In February 2017, BREAUX was transferred to ASI’s uptown branch where he continued to work as Branch Manager until his termination in July 2017.  ASI is a federally insured financial institution and its deposits are insured by the National Credit Union Association.

If convicted, BREAUX faces a sentence of up to ten (10) years imprisonment, followed by a term of supervised release of up to three (3) years, and a $250,000.00 fine.  

U. S. Attorney Evans reiterated that an Indictment is merely a charge and that the guilt of the defendant must be proven beyond a reasonable doubt.        

U.S. Attorney Evans praised the work of the Federal Bureau of Investigation in investigating this matter.  The prosecution of this case is being handled by Fraud Section Chief, Assistant U. S. Attorney Brian M. Klebba.

Updated May 11, 2018