Illinois woman who embezzled nearly $2 million to be sentenced

SPRINGFIELD - The former head teller of a Lincoln bank who pleaded guilty to embezzling nearly $2 million from the bank is scheduled to be sentenced November 10.

Officials say Nancy Huskins, 62, pleaded guilty to one count of bank embezzlement in July.  Authorities say Huskins admitted to embezzling approximately $1,982,685 during her time as the head teller of the State Bank of Lincoln, from January 1, 1996 to November 4, 2013.  Huskins also admitted that she disguised the embezzlement by personally participating in audits of cash amounts.

Huskins could face a maximum penalty of up to 30 years in prison, a $1,000,000 fine, up to five years of supervised release following any prison time, and could be ordered to make full restitution to the bank.
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