Three credit union staffers charged with identity fraud

One of the employees also faces felony theft of $85,000 from a Georgia credit union.

A deposits manager, head teller and branch services staffer have been indicted on multiple felony counts of identity fraud in connection with the theft of $85,000 from the $35.8 million Lanier Federal Credit Union in Oakwood, Ga.

Judy Carolyn Barfield, a former deposits manager at Lanier, was arrested by police Monday, according to the Hall County Sheriff’s office in Gainesville, Ga. The 67-year-old Flowery Branch, Ga., resident was indicted March 31 by a Hall County grand jury on eight counts of identity fraud.

Carolyn Burrier, a former branch services employee, was indicted on 17 felony counts of identity fraud and one felony count for the alleged theft of $85,000. Teresa Lynn Bruce, a former head teller at Lanier, was also indicted on nine counts of identity fraud, according to court documents.


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