PHOENIX – A former bank branch manager in Phoenix has been arrested for
allegedly trying to conceal more than $1.7 million in missing funds.
Maricopa County prosecutors say 46-year-old Linda Miller has pleaded not guilty
to four counts of computer tampering.
Miller is out of jail after posting a $1,500 cash bond. Her initial pretrial
conference is scheduled July 16.
The alleged scheme was uncovered by a joint investigation involving the FBI and
Mesa police. Authorities say the missing funds haven’t been located yet.
Miller was an assistant branch manager and later branch manager of a Wells
Prosecutors say Miller allowed the cash balance in the bank’s vault to grow to
unusually high levels, then allegedly made fraudulent computer entries and
altered documents to hide a series of large withdrawals.