Tuesday, February 24, 2009
Minnesota Bookkeeper Charged With Embezzling $160K From
Sheila Marie Guerra, 40, of Albert Lea, Minnesota, was charged with embezzling $160,500 from Northstar Power Sports and Marine, where she had been employed as a bookkeeper. Specifically, she was charged with one count of "felony diversion of corporate property" and one count of felony theft. According to authorities, Guerra embezzled in several manners, including transferring funds to a PayPal account in her husbands name, transferring it to another PayPal account and then withdrawing the funds with a debit card. When confronted by police, Guerra reportedly admitted partially to the thefts which occurred over a one year period to feed a gambling problem. She faces up to 20 years in prison, plus a fine of $100,000 and restitution.
Today must be female bookkeeper embezzlement day. Read on the three stories follwing, below...