Bank employee arrested for embezzlement

Courtesy NYSP

PINE PLAINS — A teller at the Bank of Millbrook discovered a discrepency after counting the vault Monday, July 25, at 9 a.m.

Christa Hieronymi, 45, of Red Hook was arrested by Rhinebeck New York State Police for grand larceny in the second degree and falsifying business records in the first degree, said Investigator Robert Torre.

Hieronymi had been working at the Bank of Millbrook for five years as head teller. Torre said over the past two years, Hieronymi had falsified bank documents to cover up her embezzlement of $460,000.

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