MOUNT HOLLY, N.J., June 27 (UPI) -- New Jersey police said a man whose bank teller spent nearly $100,000 from his bank account was found to have deposited nearly $550,000 from phony tax returns.
The Burlington County Prosecutor's Office said Tuesday Kenneth Costello, 49, of Barnegat, complained to police about suspicious activities in his TD Bank account and teller Lisa Jarvis was found to have made herself a debit card for his account and spent nearly $100,000 of his funds, the Cherry Hill Courier Post reported Wednesday.
However, the investigation also discovered Costello's bank account funds included about $545,000 he obtained by filing fraudulent state income tax returns.
Jarvis was charged with theft by deception and tax offenses. Costello was charged with theft by deception, money laundering and multiple tax offenses.
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