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Former Credit Union Employee In Dickinson County Sentenced For Embezzling $85,000

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Kansas

TOPEKA, KAN. – A former employee of a credit union in Dickinson County has been sentenced to two years probation for embezzling $85,000, U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom said today. She also was ordered to pay $85,000 in restitution.

Deborah A. Bomia, 46, Enterprise, Kan., pleaded guilty to one count of embezzlement. In her plea, she admitted the crime occurred from April 30, 2005, to Aug. 8, 2011, while she worked for Enterprise Credit Union in Enterprise, Kan.

Bomia kited checks between accounts in her name at Enterprise Credit Union, creating false and fictitious balances. The embezzlement involved making a large deposit toward the end of the month, which would be included in the general ledger, but the actual deposit would not be sent to the corporate checking account until around the middle of the next month. At the same time, another larger check would be drafted out of Bomia’s credit union checking account. The final deposit to the general ledger was recorded July 29, 2011, in the amount of $85,000. The money was never deposited to the credit union’s corporate account.

Grissom commended the FBI and Assistant U.S. Attorney Rich Hathaway and Assistant U.S. Attorney Christine Kenney for their work on the case.

Updated December 15, 2014