Bank insider nabbed

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Former Bank of America teller Jeffrey Gautreaux, 25, of Peabody, Mass. has been charged in federal court for allegedly stealing bank customer identities in a scheme to fraudulently withdraw bank funds. According to a news release issued by the U.S. Attorney's office, Gautreaux participated in the scheme with other unnamed people, netting more than $330,000 from numerous accounts. He was charged with 17 counts of bank fraud, two counts of aggravated identity theft and one count of access device fraud. If convicted, he faces up to 30 years in prison. — AM
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