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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, August 4, 2016

Indictment: Bank Employee in Great Bend Embezzled More Than $73,600

KANSAS CITY, KAN. - A former employee of a bank in Great Bend was indicted Wednesday on a charge of embezzling more than $73,600, Acting U.S. Attorney Tom Beall said.

Kaden Herman, 19, Great Bend, Kan., is charged with one count of embezzlement by a bank employee.

The indictment alleges that in May 2016 Herman was working for Landmark National Bank in Great Bend when he embezzled more than $73,600 from the bank. If convicted, he faces a penalty of up to 30 years in federal prison and a fine up to $1 million. The FBI investigated. Assistant U.S. Attorney Jason Hart is prosecuting.

OTHER GRAND JURY INDICTMENTS

Richard Earl Talmage, 35, Wichita, Kan., is charged with failing to register as required by the federal Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act. The crime is alleged to have occurred from March 20, 2016, to July 15, 2016, in Sedgwick County, Kan.

If convicted, he faces a penalty of up to 10 years in federal prison and a fine up to $250,000. The U.S. Marshals Service investigated. Assistant U.S. Attorney Jason Hart is prosecuting.

In all cases, defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty. The indictments merely contain allegations of criminal conduct.

Topic: 
Financial Fraud
Updated August 4, 2016