Ex-bank teller guilty of stealing $117K from vault
Published: December 19,2012
Tags: bank, banker, banking, bench, bond, cash, court, crime, criminal, embezzle, embezzlement, embezzler, finance, financial institution, fraud, guilty, judge, judicial, judiciary, justice, law, legal, plea, steal, teller, theft, thief, vault
PICAYUNE — A former teller at a Picayune bank pleaded guilty to bank fraud for her role in the theft of $117,000 from a bank vault at Union Planters Bank.
The Sun Herald reports 43-year-old Debra Mitchell was released on a $25,000 unsecured bond pending sentencing on March 18.
Mitchell, of Carriere, was charged with bank fraud in a bill of information.
Documents in related federal court cases said Vonetta Jordan was the head teller and Mitchell was a teller when they allegedly stole money. The bank at the time was Union Planters Bank. Regions Bank acquired the financial institution in 2005
Jordan, of Poplarville, is charge with bank fraud, conspiracy to commit mail fraud and 12 counts of making false entries.
To sign up for Mississippi Business Daily Updates, click here.
Top Posts & Pages
- WILLOUGHBY: Bernie Reed cites hard work as key to success of Reed’s Metals
- Half century of memories — Christmas on Deer Creek to celebrate 50th anniversary
- (UPDATE) Gov. Bryant: $1.2 billion aluminum plant is a very exciting proposition for the state of Mississippi
- Analyst: KiOR Columbus plant may end up sold as scrap
- Ex-MDEQ leader Fisher joins Butler Snow
- Former MDEQ Executive Director Trudy Fisher joins Butler Snow
- Gulf oil rig explosion kills one worker, injures three
- Federal appeals court: State's abortion law is unconstitutional
- Can Metrocenter rise from the ashes? Again
- Hunting deer? There's an app for that