JACKSON, Mich. – A former branch manager at EECU, A Community Credit union, was sentenced this afternoon to a year in jail for withdrawing $194,000 in unauthorized funds from the accounts of six elderly members, but could serve as little as 90 days after she paid full restitution right before sentencing.

Renee Mainstone told authorities she stole the fund to feed her gambling habit. She said her conviction cost her her marriage and has resulted in a custody battle with her estranged husband over her two young children.

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