Friday, January 16, 2009

California Escrow Officer Charged With Embezzling Nearly $200K

Barbara 'Bobbi' Lynn Brown, 48, was accused yesterday of embezzling at least $190,581 from Brentwood Escrow, in Brentwood, California, where she worked as a manager. Brown was charged with one count of "grand theft by embezzlement" in connection with unauthorized transfers of funds and property by making disbursements to herself and others for her own benefit. The improper transfers occurred between January 17, 2007 and August 10, 2007, according to investigators.

Read the story here and here.

Read the California Department of Corporations order barring Brown from operating as an escrow agent here.

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