Before the error, the Willaims’ account had only about $1,100 in it. When the customer who made deposit in Georgia contacted the bank investigators about missing money, it was discovered the funds had gone into Robert and Tiffany Williams of Montoursville account. They did not win a lottery but they did not call the bank. The money was spent on an SUV, a camper, two four wheelers and a car trailer, and among other things. Some of the money also went to pay bills and for car repairs, and the couple gave $15,000 to “friends in need of money.” They spent $100,000 in about 2 1/2 weeks.
The couple is facing now felony theft charges. The bank wasn’t able to contact the couple for a long time after Tiffany Williams told the bank in June she would try to come up with a repayment agreement for the money owed. The bank credited the correct account with the $120,000. Both Tiffany and Robert Williams admitted they knew the money didn’t belong to them. They appeared in court last week. Initially arrested, the couple has been released on $25,000 bail.