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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Middle District of Pennsylvania

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, October 29, 2020

Berks County Woman Sentenced For Bank Embezzlement

HARRISBURG – The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that Morgan Herrera, age 29, of Robesonia, Pennsylvania, was sentenced on October 29, 2020 to six months’ imprisonment followed by two years of supervised release (which includes six months of home detention) by U.S. District Court Judge Sylvia H. Rambo, for embezzling over $80,000 from S&T Bank.  Judge Rambo also ordered Herrera to pay $80,011 in restitution. 

According to United States Attorney David J. Freed, between February 2016 and June 2017, while Herrera was employed as a personal banker at an S&T Bank location in Harrisburg, she stole over $80,000 while opening multiple accounts for certificates of deposit.    

The case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Carlo D. Marchioli prosecuted the case.

 

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Topic(s): 
Financial Fraud
Updated October 29, 2020