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Former Bank Teller Pleads Guilty to Federal Bank Fraud

U.S. Attorney’s Office November 27, 2012
  • Southern District of Mississippi (601) 965-4480

GULFPORT, MS—Ashley Keel, 29, of Pass Christian, Mississippi, pled guilty today in U.S. District Court to one count of federal bank fraud, U.S. Attorney Gregory K. Davis and FBI Special Agent in Charge Daniel McMullen announced.

Keel admitted stealing $80,980 while employed as a vault teller for Hancock Bank at the Cedar Lake Branch in Biloxi, Mississippi. She will be sentenced by Chief U.S. District Court Judge Louis Guirola, Jr. on March 27, 2013, at 9:00 a.m. and faces a maximum penalty of 30 years in prison and a $1 million fine.

This case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Mike Hurst.