Authorities: Bank employee puts over $230,000 into parent's accounts

A McAllen woman is accused of stealing more than $230,000 from a McAllen bank and placing the funds in her parent TMs bank accounts.

According to court records, Edna Edith Sepulveda took $232,351.19 from Inter National Bank in McAllen.

Authorities said the 39-year-old used to work at the bank and had been taking money since Jan. 2006.

According to allegations, she allegedly put the money into her parent TMs accounts and then planned to use the money for herself.

Sepulveda surrendered to federal authorities and after making her initial appearance in court, she was released upon posting bond.

If convicted, she could face up to 30 years in federal prison and a $1 million fine.