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November 20, 2015

Harpswell Woman Pleads Guilty to Bank Embezzlement

PORTLAND, ME—United States Attorney Thomas E. Delahanty II announced that Cecile Roux, 38, of Harpswell, Maine, pled guilty today in U.S. District Court to embezzling bank funds.

According to court records, between April 12, 2012 and August 14, 2015, Roux, while serving as the head bank teller at the Bank of Maine in Brunswick, Maine, transferred $107,000 in a series of transactions from a customer’s account into her own account without authority.

Roux faces up to 30 years in prison and a $1,000,000 fine. She will be sentenced after completion of a presentence investigation report by the U.S. Probation Office.

The investigation was conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Brunswick Police Department.

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