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Indiana, Pa., Bank Manager Pleads Guilty to Embezzling from Employer

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

PITTSBURGH - A resident of Indiana, Pennsylvania, pleaded guilty in federal court to a charge of embezzling from a federally insured bank, Acting United States Attorney Soo C. Song announced today.

Madeline Isenberg, 37, of Indiana, Pennsylvania, pleaded guilty on Tuesday to one count before United States District Judge David S. Cercone.

In connection with the guilty plea, the court was advised that from in or around February 2012 until in or around August 2015, Isenberg, while employed as an Assistant Manager for First Commonwealth Bank, embezzled approximately $88,000.

Judge Cercone scheduled sentencing for Thursday, February 22, 2018. The law provides for a total sentence of thirty years in prison, a fine of $1,000,000 or both. Under the Federal Sentencing Guidelines, the actual sentence imposed is based upon the seriousness of the offense and the prior criminal history, if any, of the defendant.

Assistant United States Attorney Lee J. Karl is prosecuting this case on behalf of the government.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation conducted the investigation that led to the prosecution of Madeline Isenberg.

Updated October 5, 2017