Former Jonesboro Bank Teller Pleads Guilty to Embezzlement Charges

OCTOBER 28, 2004 - Posted at 3:48 p.m. CDT

LITTLE ROCK, AR - A former Jonesboro bank teller has entered a guilty plea, via plea agreement, with the U.S. Attorney's office on bank fraud-related charges.

According to a court document from the U.S. Attorney, Mona Lisa Hinton of Paragould is charged with bank embezzlement and misappropriation of funds.  The document further states that the crimes occured when she was a teller coordinator at the Bank of America of Jonesboro, where she was accused of embezzling and misapplying more than $1,000 in bank funds.

The document also states, "The defendant agrees that she is guilty of the offense charged and each of these elements is true."

Sentencing has not yet been set for Hinton.