Two woman accused of embezzling more than $58K, indicted for ban

Two women accused of embezzling more than $58K, indicted for bank fraud

LUBBOCK, Texas -

A federal grand jury has indicted two women accused of bank fraud and aggravated identify theft. 

Court documents indicate Patricia Tovar, an employee of Wells Fargo, and Sara Briones reportedly embezzled $58,921 from the bank. 

On July 25, 2018, Briones reportedly used a false identity to assist in the fraud. Tovar is accused of trafficking in a bank account that belonged to another person where she obtained the money. 

Tovar is charged with theft, embezzlement, misapplication by a bank officer or bank employee, aggravated identity theft, bank fraud and using and trafficking in an unauthorized access device. 

Briones is charged with one count of aggravated identity theft and one count of bank fraud. 

 

 

 

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