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

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Dauphin County Woman Sentenced To Four Months’ Imprisonment For Bank Embezzlement

HARRISBURG—The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that Maria Lyter, age 60, of Hummelstown, Pennsylvania, was sentenced on May 20, 2019, by Chief United States District Court Judge Christopher C. Conner to four months’ imprisonment to be followed by three years of supervised release for bank embezzlement.

According to United States Attorney David J. Freed, Lyter admitted to embezzling approximately $8,300 from the Hummelstown bank while employed at that bank in March 2016.

The case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.  Assistant U.S. Attorneys Carlo D. Marchioli and Joseph J. Terz prosecuted the case.


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Financial Fraud
Updated May 28, 2019