Two women charged with bank theft: one pleads guilty; other risks trial

Sentencing re-scheduled yet again

By Gregg Romero Wendorf

McALLEN – With the arrests – one in mid-2016; the other in early 2017 – of two women who used to work at the failed First National Bank of Edinburg, this bank-theft case still hasn’t reached a resolution.
The financial institution had one woman on its staff, Jill Marie Meyers, who has already pleaded guilty in federal court to stealing from the bank approximately $1.25 million, which doesn’t on the surface seem like a big deal, perhaps, until one discovers that the theft took place over a 10-year time-frame, at the approximate rate of $10,000 in stolen cash per month.

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