Bank manager pleads guilty to stealing $500k

Bank manager pleads guilty to stealing $500k
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By Missy Schrott |

Fetehi Mohammad, a branch manager at an Alexandria Wells Fargo Bank, pleaded guilty on Monday to stealing more than $500,000 from senior customers, according to a Washington Post article.

Mohammad has been a manager at the Wells Fargo Bank near the intersection of Quaker Lane and King Street since 2015, according to the Post. He was charged Aug. 30 and accused of beginning the scheme in February 2017.

In plea papers, Mohammad admitted to using his position as branch manager to ingratiate himself with elderly bank customers by giving them personal assistance in their banking matters, according to the Post.

Mohammed faces a sentence of 41 to 51 months, a fine of up to $150,000 and $509,849.95 in restitution payments, according to the Post. He is scheduled to be
sentenced on Jan. 8.