Friday, November 28, 2008

Minnesota Woman Charged With Swindling Business For Which She Was Bookkeeper

Cindy Lou Kutscher, 51, of Afton, Minnesota, was charged today with eight felony counts of "theft by swindle" for allegedly stealing more than $250,000 from Navy Island Plywood in West St. Paul for which she was employed as bookkeeper. Kutscher was hired in early 2004 and, according to investigators, the thefts date back to May 24, 2004 in which she forged signatures on checks and deposited them into her own personal accounts. All told, Kutscher allegedly forged signatures on 113 checks which she stole. She is next scheduled to appear in court on February 23, 2009.

Read the story here and here.

Read the DA's press release on this case here.

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