Vinita Bank Officer Pleads Guilty To Embezzling More Than $177K
TULSA, Oklahoma - A Vinita man pleaded guilty to embezzling more than $177,000 from Oklahoma State Bank, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Northern District of Oklahoma.
Prosecutors say Charles Lee Enyart worked as a bank officer at OSB when he made a false loan application to buy cattle under another person's name. He also withdrew money on the pretense it would be used for the benefit of someone who'd applied for a construction loan, a news release states.
"Charles Enyart lacked the integrity required for the position the bank entrusted to him. He used the good names of individuals in the Vinita community for his own personal gain, taking out loans in their names or stealing funds from their accounts," said U.S. Attorney Trent Shores.
The 46-year-old man could face up to a 30-year price sentence, $1 million fine and five years of supervised release.
He's scheduled for sentencing March 11, 2019.