An arrest was made Wednesday morning following a five-month investigation by the Saline County Sheriff’s Office.
Wanda Fay Malan is accused of taking $33,353 from the Miami Community Church over a period of three years. According to the case report, more than 100 ATM withdrawals were made from the church’s bank account, most at area casinos. The withdrawals began in November of 2009. The last one was made on February 4th. The Sheriff’s office began their investigation in February.
Malan was the only person with access to the checking account at the time of the transactions. She has been charged with one count of stealing. Malan was taken into custody Wednesday morning following the filing of a Grand Jury Indictment. Her bond is set at $25,000, cash only.