From Chic.TribBN: Accts manager at Suburban financial institution stole $300k+ from elderly clients

MaryGSykes.com

https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/ct-met-dupage-theft-sentence-st-1211-story.html

Suburban account manager who stole from elderly clients sentenced to 4 years in prison

Clifford WardDaily Southtown

A retired nurse in her 90s testified how her questions helped uncover thefts committed by a west suburban financial institution account manager who was sentenced Monday to four years in prison.

Christine Lang, 48, of Summit, was sentenced Monday on a count of felony theft in DuPage County court. The former account manager at the Trust Company of Illinois in Downers Grove, stole $328,000 from the accounts of three elderly clients and spent much of the money at riverboat casinos, DuPage County prosecutors said.

One of the victims, a woman in her 90s, testified at Lange’s sentencing hearing that she called Lange in 2016 when TCI failed to mail her quarterly statements. Lange promised to send a statement but failed to do so, the woman said. TCI finally mailed her a…

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