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Slatington woman accused of stealing $600 k over 7 years

ALLENTOWN, Pa. - Federal authorities have accused a Slatington woman of stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from an Allentown Federal Credit Union.

Julie Ann Turk 46, of Slatington, has been charged with one count of bank fraud, one count of bank embezzlement, and three counts of money laundering, according to United States Attorney Louis D. Lappen.

Authorities say between January of 2009 and April of 2016, Turk, an employee of Allentown Federal Credit Union, defrauded the credit union and its customers out of $641,637.

If convicted, Turk could face 90 years in prison.

This case was investigated by the FBI.  
 


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