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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, February 25, 2019

Bank Teller in Leavenworth Sentenced for Embezzlement

KANSAS CITY, KAN. – A former bank teller who paid back the money she embezzled from a Leavenworth savings and loan was sentenced Monday to two years on federal supervised release, 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.

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

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Financial Fraud
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Updated February 25, 2019