Branch Manager Jailed ForEmbezzlement

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BENTON, Ill. - ()5/16/05) -- A former branch manager for SouthernIllinois University CU was sentenced to 18 months in prison andordered to pay restitution for stealing $106,000 from the creditunion. Laura Lee Marrs, 28, of Carlyle, pleaded guilty toembezzling the funds while she managed the credit union's Marionbranch between 2002 and 2003. Prosecutors said she used the moneyfor her own personal benefit.

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