Sentencing of First National Bank thief postponed yet again in fed court
By Gregg Romero Wendorf
Two former employees of the now defunct First National Bank of Edinburg, later sold to PlainsCapital Bank, have already pleaded guilty to bank theft/embezzlement/bank fraud, but neither has yet to be sentenced.
Cynthia Luna Rodriguez, 45 years old, pleaded guilty this past January (2018) to stealing more than $1 million from customer accounts over an eight-year span. Her sentencing is set for April 11, 2018. Rodriguez faces up to 30 years in federal prison and a possible fine of $1 million.
The other former bank employee convicted of bank theft (like Rodriguez, she opted for a plea bargain), Jill Marie Myers, was set for sentencing this past Monday, March 5th, but once again, her sentencing has been postponed. Her attorney filed a motion for continuance March 1st, which was granted by Federal Judge Micaela Alvarez.
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