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Former Hampshire County loan officer sentenced for bank fraud

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Northern District of West Virginia

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Kimberly Haslacker, 39, of Romney, West Virginia, was sentenced today to 12 months in prison for bank fraud after she admitted to using her position as a bank loan officer to obtain fraudulent loans, United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced.

Haslacker was formerly employed as a loan officer at The Bank of Romney. She used her position to submit false and fraudulent loan applications in her own name and in the names of friends and relatives. Using this scheme, she obtained nearly $170,000 in unlawful loan proceeds. She pled guilty in May 2015 to a criminal Information charging her with one count of “Bank Fraud.”

Assistant U.S. Attorney Paul Camilletti prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Federal Bureau of Investigation led the inquiry.

Chief U.S. District Judge Gina M. Groh presided.

Updated January 8, 2016