Grand jury indicts former lending director for $1.2 million embezzlement

Kevin Robert Lee pleads not guilty to 23 felony counts of bank fraud, ID theft and filing false tax returns.

A federal grand jury returned a 23-count felony indictment last week against the former Florida State University Credit Union lending director who allegedly stole and attempted to steal more than $1.2 million.

Kevin Robert Lee, 35, was arrested and arraigned Friday in U.S. District Court in Tallahassee on 20 felony counts of bank fraud, aggravated identity theft, theft from a lending institution and three counts of filing false tax returns, Lawrence Keefe, United States Attorney for the Northern District of Florida, said.

Lee, of Tallahassee, pleaded not guilty to the felony charges. His trial is scheduled to begin April 15.

According to the indictment, Lee allegedly stole $910,696 from credit union member accounts. The alleged theft began in May 2015 and continued through November 2017.


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