St. Louis Community Credit Union Employee Pleads Guilty to Embezzlement
The employee embezzled approximately $104,755.
Jamie Askew pled guilty to embezzling approximately $104,755 from St. Louis Community Credit Union between July 2009 and May 2012.
According to a press release, Askew, 36, Troy, IL, pled guilty to one felony count of embezzlement from a credit union, before United States District Judge Catherine D. Perry. Sentencing has been set for March 20, 2013.
This charge carries a maximum penalty of 30 years in prison. In determining the actual sentences, a Judge is required to consider the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines, which provide recommended sentencing ranges.
This case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
First Assistant United States Attorney Michael W. Reap is handling the case for the U.S. Attorney’s Office.