Monday, April 27, 2009

California City Lawmaker Accused Of Embezzling $127,000

Marianne Geer, 60, of Yuba City, California, was arrested and charged Friday with stealing $127,000 over a three year period from the law office of Dave Teja, for whom she worked as a receptionist and office manager. Geer is also alleged to have embezzled from Teja's daughter, Tombi Page, who operates a real estate business in the area. Geer previously served on the Colusa City Council for seven years before losing an election in 1997. Details on the alleged embezzlements have not been released.

Read the story here and here.

Update (7/20/10): Geer was sentenced to one day in jail and five years probation for her embezzlement of $127,390 from the law office of Dave Teja where she had been employed. Read the updated story here.

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