Claiborne Parish man pleads guilty to stealing from employer

By Nikki Henderson |

Published 07/16 2014 09:17AM

Updated 07/16 2014 09:19AM

A Homer man has pleaded guilty to stealing more than $59,000 from his employer's bank account.

John Bob Jr., 46, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Elizabeth E. Foote to one count of bank fraud and one count of aggravated identity theft.

According to the evidence presented at the guilty plea, Bob used his employer's debit card and personal identification number to make approximately 200 withdrawals totaling more than $59,000 from May 2012 to July 2013 from banks across northwest Louisiana.

Bob faces a maximum penalty of 32 years in prison, five years of supervised release and a $1 million fine. A sentencing date has been set for Nov 13.

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