CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — A Taylor County woman has been sentenced to three years behind bars for bank fraud.

United States Attorney Bill Powell announced that Karen Kinsley, 46 of Grafton, was sentenced Thursday to 36 months incarceration for taking out loans and opening accounts in bank customers’ names without their knowledge.

According to the release by Powell’s office, Kinsley pled guilty to one count of Bank Fraud in September.

Kinsley committed the crimes while serving as a branch manager of the Clear Mountain Bank inside the Kroger store in Sabraton from June 2014 to September 2017.

The judge also ordered restitution in the amount of $170,219.19.