A 22-year-old bank employee has been charged with stealing monies from customers’ accounts totaling just over $315,700.
Police said during the period September 2017 to January 2018, a total of $315,700 was discovered missing from the accounts of several Republic Bank customers without their consent and knowledge.
Republic Bank made a report to the Fraud Squad and a criminal investigation was conducted.
Last Wednesday, the employee, Stephanie Elie, of Malabar, a teller employed with Republic Bank in Valsayn, was arrested and charged on 14 counts of larceny by woman Cpl Joseph-Francis.
On Friday, Elie appeared before Justice of the Peace Ackbar Khan and bail was set at $250,000. She will appear before a Port-of-Spain magistrate on Monday.