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Friday, July 23, 2010

Boise, Idaho woman admits embezzling $25K from Wells Fargo customers

A former Wells Fargo branch manager has admitted to embezzling more than $25,000 from the accounts of three bank customers.Julie Dempsey, 41, of Boise, pleaded guilty Tuesday in federal court to embezzlement of bank funds, according to the U. S. Attorney’s Office.Dempsey worked at the Mountain Home branch of Wells Fargo Bank.Prosecutors say from Sept. 2009 to April 2010, Dempsey withdrew funds from the three accounts and deposited the money into accounts she had created. She then withdrew the funds from those accounts.Sentencing is set for Sept. 30. Dempsey faces up to 30 years in prison, a fine of up to $1,000,000, and five years of probation.The case was investigated by the U.S. Secret Service.

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