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Bank Teller Admits Stealing $185K From Homeless Man

Customer came in with trash bag filled with cash

(Newser) - Wells Fargo is in the news again, though this time it's a rogue entity, not upper management, that's catching all the heat. Ex-bank teller Phelon Davis has pleaded guilty to stealing more than $185,000 from a bank customer over a two-year period, starting in October 2014,... More »

Teller's 10-Year Scheme Falls Apart When Bank Is Acquired

Jill Marie Myers made off with $1.25M before being caught

(Newser) - A Texas woman in charge of supervising bank tellers and monitoring cash in the bank's vaults spent a decade cooking the books. The Department of Justice reports that Jill Marie Myers, 42, pleaded guilty Tuesday to concealing the theft of $1.25 million in bank funds, which she stole... More »

Almost 1 in 3 Bank Tellers Need Public Assistance

And that's costing taxpayers almost $900 million a year

(Newser) - You probably don't think of bank tellers the same way you think about, say, the fast food workers protesting today , but they, too, have ample reason to complain about their wages, a new report suggests. Nearly a third of tellers are on some form of public assistance, according to... More »

Brazen Florida Bank Robbers Got $100K

Bomb strapped to teller was fake; manhunt goes on

(Newser) - Here's the weirdest part about that bizarre bank robbery in Florida yesterday straight out of a movie plot: It seems to have worked. Today, the robbers remain at large with more than $100,000, reports the Miami Herald . The "bomb" they strapped to a bank teller turned out to... More »

Robber Shoots Pregnant Teller

Mother in serious to critical condition, fetuses unharmed

(Newser) - A bank teller pregnant with twins was shot during a robbery today in Indianapolis, but her fetuses were not directly injured, the Indianapolis Star reports. Katherine Sheffield, 30, is in serious to critical condition after a gunman walked into the bank where she worked and fired two shots into her... More »

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