WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Prosecutors say a Kansas woman has been sentenced to five years in prison for embezzling millions of dollars from the credit union where she worked.
The 66-year-old woman was an officer and employee at the Parsons Pittsburg Credit Union. She pleaded guilty in December to one count each of embezzlement, money laundering and tax evasion.
The original indictment said she deposited money stolen from the credit union into her personal accounts. She withdrew the funds as cash from ATMs at Harrah’s North Kansas City casino, the Buffalo Run casino in Miami, Okla., the Stables casino in Miami, Okla., the Downstream casino in Quapaw, Okla., Harrah’s News Orleans casino and Harrah’s Lake Tahoe casino.
Prosecutors say she used the stolen money to buy a car, house and other items.
After an audit found the credit union was insolvent, it was placed in conservatorship and ultimately liquidated in March 2014.
Nirshal began working for the credit union in 2000 and was fired in 2014.