The FBI in San Diego has arrested Arlando Henderson for allegedly stealing over $88,000 from the vault of the bank he previously worked.
According to a statement by the United States Attorney’s Office Western District of North Carolina, the 29-year-old Charlotte native, who had access to the vault allegedly “stole cash from deposits made by bank customers” more than 18 times.
During his heist, he reportedly deposited the stolen funds in an ATM that was close to the bank. Describing his modus operandi, the statement alleges that Henderson “destroyed certain documents and made, or caused others to make, false entries in the bank’s books and records to cover up the theft.”
Henderson’s cup got full when he was arrested in San Diego on December 4. He has been charged with financial institution fraud among other related charges. He also allegedly committed loan fraud when he purchased a 2019 Mercedes-Benz after stealing over $70,000 from the financial institution around July.
After making a $20,000 down payment on the said luxury vehicle, Henderson, according to the United States Attorney’s Office Western District of North Carolina, “obtained a car loan for the remaining balance from another financial institution, by providing false information and falsified documents, including falsified bank statements.”
Refusing to lay low, the suspect, between July and August 2019, bravely flaunted some of the stolen cash and his new car on his Facebook and Instagram pages with rather interesting captions.
“I make it look easy but this s–t really a PROCESS,” Henderson reportedly captioned one of the pictures of him holding a bundle of cash, New York Daily News reports.
He has been charged with two counts of financial institution fraud, 19 counts of theft, embezzlement and misapplication, and 12 counts of making false entries, which carry a maximum penalty of 30 years in prison and a $1,000,000 fine, per count, according to the statement.
He is also facing a transactional money laundering charge, which carries a penalty of 10 years in prison and a $250,000 fine.