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Lincoln Bank Teller Embezzles $2 Million

Lincoln Bank Teller Embezzles $2 Million

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A former bank teller is facing up to 30 years in prison and millions of dollars in fines after pleading guilty to embezzlement.

Nancy Huskins, 62, was head teller at the State Bank of Lincoln from January 1996 to November 2013. Huskins admitted to taking $1.98 million during that time by, according to a news release, participating in financial audits herself and lying about currency bag contents.

She’s set to be sentenced November 10th.

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