- Associated Press - Friday, December 4, 2015

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A former teller of a Baton Rouge credit union has been sentenced after being convicted of defrauding it out of more than $500,000.

U.S. Attorney Walt Green tells The Advocate (https://bit.ly/1HJU3jX) Whittney M. Lathan will serve 10 months in prison and a five-year term of supervision. She will also pay $508,182 in restitution and forfeit $309,350 in assets.

She was sentenced Thursday and convicted on Sept. 3 on bank fraud charges in a scheme to defraud Dow Federal Credit Union over four years while working as a teller between 2009 and 2013.

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Information from: The Advocate, https://theadvocate.com

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