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Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Georgia credit union teller pleads guilty to embezzling more than $624,000

A 48-year-old former head bank teller at MidSouth Community Federal Credit Union in Macon pleaded guilty to embezzlement and falsifying credit union records.Lisa R. Cox pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court on Monday to embezzling $624,608 from the credit union from 2001 to 2007 and using the money to gamble, take European vacations and make car payments, among other expenses.The Telegraph newspaper reports that prosecutors say Cox took money from teller drawers and the vault and made false entries to cover her tracks. A surprise audit in 2007 uncovered the deficit.Cox’s attorney, Catherine Leek, says she’s reserving her comments until sentencing, expected within 90 days.

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