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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 …

Ex-Cafe Manager in Connecticut Ordered to Repay Owner $200K

The former manager of a Connecticut restaurant has been ordered by a judge to repay nearly $200,000 to the eatery’s owner. The Connecticut Post reports that the judge on Thursday ruled that Robert Manere’s explanation that he used the money …

Ex-Bookkeeper for New York Tourism Agency Admits to $220K Theft

The former longtime bookkeeper for an upstate New York tourism agency has pleaded guilty to stealing more than $200,000 from the organization. Kathryn Price pleaded guilty to grand larceny and criminal tax fraud Wednesday in a Saratoga County court. The …

Rhode Island Woman Charged With Stealing Funds from Auto Dealer

A 45-year-old Rhode Island woman has been charged with forging business checks and stealing as much as $400,000 from a Cranston, R.I., auto dealership where she worked. Federal prosecutors say Michelle Saritelli of South Kingston is charged with bank fraud …

New Hampshire Woman Sentenced for Defrauding Employer of $70K

A New Hampshire woman has been sentenced to five years of probation for defrauding her Vermont employer of more than $70,000. The U.S. Attorney’s Office says 29-year-old Katie Stygles was sentenced after she pleaded guilty to credit card fraud. Court …

Massachusetts Woman Pleads Guilty to Stealing about $2.7M from Employer

A Massachusetts woman has pleaded guilty to stealing about $2.7 million from her former employer. Federal prosecutors say 57-year-old Debra Mulloy, of Milford, pleaded guilty on Tuesday to aggravated identity theft and wire fraud. Prosecutors say while overseeing the Boston …

Ex-CFO in New Jersey Gets Prison Term for Stealing More Than $1M

The former chief financial officer of a New Jersey orthopedic care provider is headed to prison for stealing more than $1 million from the company for his personal use. Harry Wolfmuller received a two-year sentence Wednesday and must pay $1,175,720 …

New Jersey Siblings Convicted in Multi-Million Dollar Invoice Scheme

Two New Jersey siblings have been convicted of running a multi-million-dollar invoice scheme that defrauded a company where one of them worked. Shevandra Verasawmi, of Matawan, N.J., and Vishallie Verasawmi, of Green Brook, N.J., were each convicted Thursday on one …

Erie City Council President Indicted on Theft From Nonprofit

A grand jury has indicted the Erie, Penn., city council president on allegations she stole more than $70,000 over seven years from an anti-violence nonprofit she runs. The U.S. Attorney’s office for the Western District of Pennsylvania announced the 33-count …

Assisted Living Facility Staffer Accused of Stealing Funds in New Jersey

Federal prosecutors say the business manager of an assisted living facility stole about $237,000 from an elderly victim under her care. Marcella Drakeford faces six counts of mail fraud. Prosecutors say that beginning in December 2016, Drakeford agreed to help …