Stealing money to pay online gambling obligations
December 21, 2009, 11:41 am (8 years ago)
According to the Statesville Record & Landmark in North Carolina, the previous branch executive at the Piedmont Bank in the city has been fired and is being accused of stealing money from her parents and clients to pay online gambling debts.
Doris Stroud Renegar (56) was accused on a charge of misappropriation and identity theft in U.S. District Court this week.
According to the court documents, Renegar appropriated customers’ identities to collect the funds for her interests, and debited customers’ accounts. She is being accused of taking $112,000 from her parents’ certificates of deposit as well.
Overall, federal prosecutors claim that she stole over $270 000 from both customers and her parents so as to pay online gambling debts accumulated from May 2007 to June 2009.