A Roland woman was arrested Monday for the embezzlement of $427,699 from her employer, Anchor Financial Services in Roland.
Carolyn Louise Hignite, 45, surrendered to authorities on Monday at the Sequoyah County jail, where she was arrested by the Oklahoma State Bureau of investigation (OSBI). Her bond was set at $5,000.
The OSBI reported Hignite is accused of preparing the 122 fake loans, since Christmas 2012, to fund a gambling habit.
Anchor Financial Services reported the alleged embezzlement to the Sequoyah County District Attorney, who requested the OSBI special investigate the case.
Sally Maxwell, Senior News Director
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