embezzlement News

Former Make-A-Wish Iowa CEO Pleads Guilty to Embezzlement

The former CEO of Make-A-Wish Iowa has pleaded guilty to charges of embezzling tens of thousands of dollars from the charity that supports sick children and their families. Jennifer Woodley admitted in a written guilty plea last week that she …

Ex-Bank Official in Massachusetts Gets Year in Prison for $1.5M Embezzlement

A former Bank of America manager who pleaded guilty to embezzling $1.5 million from a company that did business with the bank and using some of the money to buy a luxury Porsche SUV has been sentenced to a year …

Massachusetts Shoe Company Exec to Plead Guilty to Embezzling $30M

A former top executive at a Massachusetts-based shoe manufacturer has agreed to plead guilty to embezzling $30 million from the company, federal prosecutors said Wednesday. Richard Hajjar, 64, the former chief financial officer of Alden Shoe Co., agreed to plead …

Bookkeeper Sentenced for Stealing $1.5M From Two Employers

A bookkeeper has been sentenced to nearly six years in prison for embezzling more than $1.5 million from two employers, federal prosecutors said. Jessica Greenan, 42, of Barnstable, embezzled more than $1.1 million from a Cape Cod store from October …

Officials in Small Iowa Town Charged with Embezzlement, Other Felonies

The mayor, police chief and current and former city clerk of a small Iowa town have been charged with a string of felonies and misdemeanors after a multi-year investigation uncovered embezzlement and other abuses, authorities say. The Emmett County Sheriff’s …

Ex-Law Firm Employee in Rhode Island Charged with Embezzling Almost $750K

A former bookkeeper for a Rhode Island law firm has agreed to plead guilty to charges related to the embezzlement of nearly three-quarters of a million dollars from her employer, federal prosecutors said Wednesday. Sarah Gaulin, 39, will plead guilty …

Indiana Woman Gets 3-Year Sentence for $540K Theft from Employer

An Indianapolis woman has been sentenced to three years in federal prison after pleading guilty to stealing more than a half million dollars from a small business and using the money to buy jewelry and pay for trips to Aruba. …

Bookkeeper Charged in Maryland with Embezzling $1M from Employers

A woman who worked as a bookkeeper has been charged in Maryland with fraudulently obtaining approximately $1 million from her employers. Lisa Fore was charged Monday in federal court with four counts of mail fraud and one count of aggravated …

Connecticut Woman Pleads Guilty to Stealing $370K from Former Employer

A Connecticut woman has pleaded guilty to embezzling about $370,000 from her former employer. Federal prosecutors say 36-year-old Lydia Cabrera, of Southington, pleaded guilty to bank fraud. Authorities say Cabrera was a bookkeeper at A2Z Home Medical Supplies between August …

Philadelphia Bookkeeper Sentenced for Embezzling Nearly $1.6M from Employer

A Philadelphia bookkeeper who embezzled nearly $1.6 million from his New Jersey employer over a 10-year period has been sentenced to more than eight years in federal prison. Peter Goodchild must also pay restitution under the sentence imposed Thursday. Prosecutors …