Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Massachusetts Woman Charged In Rhode Island Embezzlement

Raquel A. (Labao) Richard, 29, of Fall River, Massachusetts, was charged today with embezzling $130,000 from New England Hearth and Patio, where she had worked as a bookkeeper handling payroll. Richard allegedly began transferring funds to her own accounts starting in 2007. The scheme went on for some 15 months, according to police. Richard had a 2005 criminal conviction for writing 37 fraudulent checks totalling $67,000 when she worked for Propane Plus in Rehoboth, Massachusetts.

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