Former Mankato bank employee pleads to embezzling 18 Apr 12

MANKATO, Minn. (AP) – A bank officer has pleaded guilty to embezzling from her employer in Mankato.

Sixty-five-year-old Carolyn Faye Hampel, of Jackson, entered the plea to embezzlement by a bank officer during a hearing in federal court in St. Paul Tuesday. Hampel admitted stealing between $30,000 and $120,000 from customers of the United Prairie Bank from 2005 to 2011.

The Free Press ( says the FBI investigated the case. A sentencing date has not been set.

Information from: The Free Press,

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