Former Kansas CU CEO faces June sentencing

Connie Marie Kent admits to embezzling nearly $40,000 from the credit union.

A former president/CEO of a Kansas credit union will be sentenced in June for embezzling nearly $40,000, according to the U.S. Attorney’s office in Topeka.

Connie Marie Kent, 52, Topeka, Kan., pleaded guilty to one count of theft from a credit union in U.S. District Court on Tuesday.

In a plea agreement, Kent admitted that from 2009 to 2017 she stole $39,895 from the former Topeka Post Office Credit Union, which is now the $8.9 million 1st Kansas Credit Union.

Court documents do not reveal how the embezzlement was detected or how Kent may have concealed her theft over nine years.


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