Former Bank Manager Pleads Guilty To Bank Theft
NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA – SCOTT BREAUX (“BREAUX”), age 39, of Marrero, Louisiana, entered a plea of guilty yesterday to bank theft, announced United States Attorney Peter G. Strasser.
According to documents filed in federal court, from about November 2016 to July 2017, while employed as a Branch Manager at ASI Federal Credit Union, BREAUX stole approximately $35,000.00. 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 he resigned in July 2017. ASI is a federally insured financial institution and its deposits are insured by the National Credit Union Association.
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.
BREAUX will be sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Ivan L.R. Lemelle on August 14, 2019.
U.S. Attorney Peter G. Strasser praised the work of the Federal Bureau of Investigation in investigating this matter. The prosecution of this case is being handled by Assistant U. S. Attorney Brian M. Klebba, Supervisor of the Financial Crimes Unit.
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