July 9, 2018 4:45 pm

Drumheller woman faces jail, restitution payments after defrauding bank clients

The ATB Financial in Drumheller, Alta.

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A Drumheller woman faces jail time after pleading guilty to several charges of fraud while an employee at the community’s ATB Financial branch.

On Friday, 36-year-old Rebecca Tucker was sentenced to nine months in jail and ordered to pay over $47,000 in restitution to the bank.

Tucker had been charged with 16 counts of fraud under $5,000 and 13 counts of drawing documents without authority.

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Tucker was accused of withdrawing over $40,000 from 16 different bank accounts belonging to senior citizens between November 2015 and November 2016, and pleaded guilty to the charges in February, 2018.

— with files from Joe McFarland

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