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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, July 2, 2015

Broken Arrow Woman Sentenced To 60 Months Probation, 8 Months Home Arrest, $45,000 Restitution For Bank Embezzlement

MUSKOGEE, OKLAHOMA - The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, announced today that CAROL ANNE DYE, age 55, of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, was sentenced to 5 years probation with 8 months of house arrest for Bank Theft, Embezzlement and Misapplication, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 656. The Defendant was also ordered to pay $45,464.60 in restitution.

The charge arose from an investigation by the Broken Arrow Police Department and the United States Secret Service.  The defendant was indicted in January, 2015 and pled guilty in February, 2015.

The Indictment alleged that from in or about 2011, until on or about August 22, 2014, in the Eastern District of Oklahoma, defendant, CAROL ANNE DYE, being an officer, director, agent, or employee of, or connected in a capacity with, The First National Bank of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, a bank whose deposits are insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, with intent to injure and defraud the said The First National Bank of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, willfully misapplied,  embezzled, abstracted, and purloined more than $1,000.00 of the moneys, funds, assets or securities entrusted to the custody or care of The First National Bank of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, in that the defendant withdrew cash from the vault and teller drawers of the said bank and misapplied, embezzled, abstracted and purloined the funds for her own use or benefit.

The Honorable Ronald A. White, District Judge in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, in Muskogee, presided over the hearing.

Assistant United States Attorney Rob Wallace represented the United States.

Updated July 2, 2015