Bank Employee Accused of Stealing $30,000 from Business Account

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

An employee of an Edwardsville bank is facing charges of stealing more than $30,000 from a bank client. The Madison County Sheriff’s Department says Jamie Gajewski, 29, of Edwardsville, took the money from a business account at First National Bank of Staunton in Holiday Shores.

A business in rural Edwardsville tipped off the Madison County Sheriff’s Department about the possible theft that had occurred over a twelve month period between January 2011 and January 2012.

Gajewski is charged with felony theft over $10,000. She posted cash bond and has been released from Madison County Jail in Edwardsville.