Police: Bank Manager accused of using business checks to pay off debt

By WKTV News

ILION, N.Y. (WKTV) - A bank manager at a local credit union is facing charges after authorities say he used business checks from the bank to pay off his own credit cards.

According to the Ilion Police Department, Micahel E. Swanka, 54, of Syracuse has been charged with two counts of third-degree grand larceny and two counts of falsifying business records.

Police say Swanka is accused of, while the Bank Manager of Remington Federal Credit Union in Ilion, issued Credit Union business checks totaling more than $12,000 to pay his own credit card debt.

Swanka was arraigned in the Village of Ilion Court where he paid a $10,000 bond and was released.

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