embezzlement News

New Haven Employee Who Embezzled More Than $100K Sentenced

A former New Haven municipal employee who embezzled more than $100,000 from the city has been sentenced to nine months in prison. Daniel Lion, of Hamden, was also fined $7,500 and ordered to make full restitution during his sentencing Friday. …

Connecticut Woman Pleads Guilty to Fraud for Embezzling $400K from Employer

A Connecticut woman has pleaded guilty to embezzling more than $400,000 from her employer. Federal prosecutors say 56-year-old Vicki Miller, of Colchester, pleaded guilty to wire fraud Friday in U.S. District Court in Bridgeport. Prosecutors say Miller was a bookkeeper …

Alabama Woman Sentenced for Embezzling More Than $600K from Fire Departments

A federal judge has sentenced an Opelika, Alabama, woman to prison for embezzling more than $600,000 from volunteer fire departments in Alabama. U.S. Attorney Jay E. Town said Wednesday that a judge sentenced 63-year-old Andrea Payne to 42 months for …

North Carolina Caretaker Gets Prison for Embezzling $330K

A North Carolina woman has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for embezzling more than $330,000 from a man in her care. News outlets report 52-year-old Teresa Denise Schneider also was sentenced Thursday to five years’ supervised release and …

New Haven Employee Pleads Guilty to Embezzling More Than $100K

A former New Haven employee has pleaded guilty to embezzling more than $100,000 from the Connecticut city. Daniel Lion, of Hamden, pleaded guilty to a federal wire fraud charge Wednesday. Court documents say New Haven employed the 64-year-old Lion for …

Maryland Businessman Pleads Guilty to Stealing Up to $1.5M in Wine

A Maryland man pleaded guilty Tuesday to embezzling up to $1.5 million in upscale wine from customers who paid him to store the bottles, which he sold without their knowledge. A plea agreement calls for William Lamont Holder, 54, of …

Virginia Woman Accused of Embezzling $93K from Company for Wedding

A Virginia woman is accused of embezzling more than $93,000, which she allegedly funneled toward her wedding, among other expenses. News outlets report 32-year-old Vanessa Cline worked as a bookkeeper for No Limits Construction, replacing another who was convicted of …

Massachusetts Insurance Agency CEO Charged in $270K Insurance Fraud Scheme

The president and CEO of a Taunton, Mass., insurance agency has been indicted in connection with an alleged embezzlement scheme that left client companies uninsured. David Pietro of Sandwich, Mass., and his company, DGP Miles Insurance Agency of Taunton, were …

Ex-Bookkeeper to be Sentenced for Stealing Over $326K from Connecticut Business

A Virginia woman who embezzled more than $326,000 from a small family business in Connecticut is seeking home confinement instead of a prison sentence. Miriam Dubay, of Purcellville, Va., was scheduled to be sentenced in federal court in Bridgeport. She …

Woman Pleads Guilty to Embezzling $1.1M from Connecticut Car Dealership

A former employee of a luxury Connecticut car dealership has pleaded guilty to stealing more than $1 million from the business. Federal prosecutors say 50-year-old Vanessa Vence-Small, of New Windsor, New York, waived indictment and pleaded guilty to wire fraud. …