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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of Kansas

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, December 10, 2018

Bank Teller in Leavenworth Pleads Guilty To Embezzlement

KANSAS CITY, KAN. – A former bank teller pleaded guilty Monday to embezzling from a savings and loan where she worked, U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister said.

Theresa Williams, 49, Leavenworth, Kan., pleaded guilty to one count of theft by a bank employee. In her plea, she admitted she embezzled $13,000 from Mutual Savings Association in Leavenworth. To cover up the crime, she made false entries in bank reports.

Sentencing is set for Feb. 25. She faces a sentence of up to 30 years in federal prison and a fine up to $1 million.

McAllister commended the FBI and Assistant U.S. Attorney Jabari Wamble for their work on the case.

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Updated December 10, 2018