Clio bank employee sentenced for embezzlement

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by Associated Press

WCNC.com

Posted on November 24, 2013 at 11:05 PM

FLORENCE, S.C. (AP) -- A teller at a Clio bank has been sentenced to federal prison for embezzling more than $200,000 from the institution. 

U.S. Attorney Bill Nettles says Betty Lee Johnson was sentenced Friday in Florence to 33 months in prison. She was also ordered to pay $206,500 in restitution. 

Johnson worked as a teller at a First Citizens Bank branch in Clio. Nettles says a surprise audit in December 2011 revealed that more than $200,000 was missing from Johnson's bank drawer and the vault. 

Nettles says Johnson took the money between June 2006 and May 2011.
 

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