The granddaughter of legendary football coach Vince Lombardi pleaded guilty to stealing money from a South Florida bank because she was upset about the number of hours she worked as a teller. Marie Ann Moffett, 20, admitted Monday that she stole $2,450 from a Barnett Bank in Davie, a Broward County community, earlier this year. In a written statement to the FBI, Moffett said she stole the money because she was angry about long hours and low wages on the job.
Moffett converted several customers' checks into personal checks for herself in February and March, Assistant U.S. Attorney Jeffrey Levenson said. She also forged two checks in a customer's checkbook after the woman accidentally left it at Moffett's teller window, he said.
But Moffett immediately confessed the thefts and paid back the entire amount when questioned by bank officials about the missing money. Under a plea agreement, she faces up to six months in prison.
Sentencing was set for December by U.S. District Judge James C. Paine.
Moffett was living in Broward County with her mother, Lombardi's daughter Susan, when she stole the money. She now lives at the Jacksonville Naval Air Station with her husband.