Former bank manager gets jail time for embezzlement

HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) - A former Regions Bank manager received jail time for embezzlement.

U.S. District Judge Lynwood Smith sentenced Brenda Smith to 21 months in prison. Officials said Smith embezzled more than $128,000 from two bank customers.

Smith must also pay back the money to Regions Bank and will remain on supervised release for five year after serving prison time.

Smith was the manager of the Lincoln Branch of Regions before leaving in 2010. The embezzlement took place from 2008-2010.

She pleaded guilty to embezzlement in March.

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