A 10 and a half million dollar fraud ... foiled by federal agents. And now... a local banker could face decades behind bars. Christopher Boston -- identified by neighbors as the man in this picture -- has been indicted for de-frauding clients and the bank he worked for - Fifth Third - out of millions over several years. It's an investigation that's "first on four." Channel 4 investigator Vic Micolucci looked into the embezzlement scheme and joins us live from the San Jose bank branch where it happened... Vic. 3 3 3 VIC LIVE IN: Documents show it took place over 4 years. Boston was a vice president and personal banker here... INVESTIGATORS SAY HE STOLE 10 and a half million dollars from 2009 to 2013. 00-0549-55 Embezzling and misappropriating funds ...falisfy ing bank records...illegally laundering money ...those are the allegations against the high- rank ing bank VP... outlined in a federal indictment. Records show B oston admitted to the white collar crimes...because he signed a plea agreement...guaranteeing he won't be charged with anything else. The grand total -- about $10,542,374. 07:09 these court documents say that Chris Boston use the money that he stole from the bank and his clients to make mortgage payments on his Mandren home here behind me and even build a lavish pool. 11:58 this is probably one of the biggest ones to happen. Financial planner and analyst Titus Pittman says the amount of money stolen is surprisingly large...12:05 "You usually see in excess of maybe $1 million-$3 million. To be able to pull off a scheme of $10 million, that's getting up there with some of the biggest that we have seen over recent years." Pittman says it appears Boston cooked the books...making clients think they had money in their accounts...money that was really gone.Investigaors say Boston found a way to steal under the radar amassing millions in a short period of time. But sooner or later, Pittman says they get caught.Boston, as part of the plea deal, now faces up to 30 years in prison and a million dollar fine...plus he'll have to pay back what he can. 14:49 it takes a lot of thought in doing something like this. Coming up with a way to actually process without being detected on the radar.And also in a time. Between the audits. So this person knows when the next audit will be. Knowing what accounts can be set up to be undetected. VIC LIVE TAG: Boston's attorney, Harry Shorstein, declined to comment about the case. Neighbors say he had young children who he walked to the bus stop a lot of the time... they're shocked to learn that now he'll likely be spending that time...behind bars. VIc Micolucci, Ch4, TLS. Vic .. What should someone DO ...if they think they might be a victim in this case? ANSWER: The bank's spokeswoman says they are cooperating with police and they've contacted everyone affected. So if you haven't heard from them, you're ok. Plus all the customers' missing money has been refunded by the bank.