Illinois Woman Sentenced for Stealing $439,000 from Bank
For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District of Missouri
Samantha J. Cherry, 35, from Morrisonville, Illinois was a manager at a UMB Bank branch in St. Louis at the time. Between January 2021 and March 2022, Cherry took cash directly from the vault and moved currency from other cash supplies into her cash drawer totals. Cherry admitted to the theft after being questioned by bank personnel.
Cherry pleaded guilty in March 2023 to one felony count of theft or embezzlement by a bank officer.
The FBI investigated the case. Assistant U.S. Attorney Jennifer Roy is prosecuting the case.
Updated June 6, 2023