Credit union employee charged with embezzlement

By The Associated Press

HATTIESBURG — A Forrest County grand jury has indicted a woman for allegedly embezzling more than $60,000 from the University of Southern Mississippi Federal Credit Union while she was employed there as a teller.

The Hattiesburg American reports 55-year-old Helen A. Fitzgerald was served her indictment last week.

She was initially arrested on an embezzlement charge Dec. 12, by Hattiesburg police.

It was unclear whether Fitzgerald has an attorney.

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