A previous Georgia bank teller accused of stealing over $12,000 from the accounts of bank clients states he was required into criminal activity by another male who threatened to advertise the teller’s affair with a colleague, according to the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Workplace.
Jordan Paul Jernigan, 22, was detained on Oct. 22, in connection with the $12,500 that went missing out on from a Wells Fargo branch on Johns Creek Parkway in south Forsyth County, following an examination by Wells Fargo and the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office.
Wells Fargo allegedly contacted deputies about the missing cash in late spring, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Jernigan apparently got to the accounts of numerous consumers and withdrew the cash in April and Might.
Jordan Paul Jernigan, a previous bank teller at Wells Fargo, was apprehended last month in connection with the $12,500 stolen from a branch in south Forsyth, Ga.
( Forsyth County Constable’s Workplace)
He then provided that cash to Nicholas Brown, who extorted the money out of him in exchange for being quiet about his affair, according to the outlet.
Wells Fargo states that Jernigan no longer operates at the bank however couldn’t comment even more due to the open investigation.
An arrest warrant has been released for Brown, who transferred to California prior to they might be signed, the sheriff’s workplace informed the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. They intend on extraditing him to Georgia to face three counts of fraud and theft.
Jernigan was charged with multiple felony counts, consisting of computer system criminal activity, theft by taking, 4 counts of recognize scams and invasion of privacy.
He was booked into the Forsyth County Prison on Tuesday afternoon and has been released on a $17,180 bond, according to the outlet.
Jernigan informed Forsyth County News that alcohol and drugs had played a role in the “mistakes” he made. He added that he has actually gotten treatment for his addictions and is now in healing.
Investigators are presently aiming to recognize a female suspect they think might have been involved in the event, according to the outlet.