Tuesday, December 18, 2012
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. St. …
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
The FBI is investigating the robbery.
Officials are asking anyone with information regarding Monday's robbery at St. Louis Community Credit Union to contact CrimeStoppers. The FBI is looking for a man who robbed the credit union around 4 p.m. Monday. See our previous story: Report: Credit Union Robbed on Olive According to officials, a man approached teller, presented a note, and did not show or indicate a weapon. He left after taking an undisclosed amount of cash. The man was black, 5 feet 5 to 5 feet 6 inches tall, has a beard, and was wearing a stocking knit cap, gray fleece hooded sweatshirt, and blue jeans, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. If you have information, call CrimeStoppers at 1-866-371-8477. There is a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to a…
Monday, November 19, 2012
KMOV is reporting a robbery at the St. Louis Credit Union.
KMOV is reporting that University City Police were investigating a bank robbery in University City around 4:45 p.m. The robber handed a teller a note demanding large bills if they did not want to get hurt, KMOV reports. St. Louis Community Credit Union is located in the 7300 block of Olive Boulevard. Patch will bring you more information as it becomes available.