Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Former California Bookkeeper Gets 3 Years For Embezzlement

Anne Louise Asperger, 47, of Davis, California was sentenced to 3 years in prison for embezzling $333,103.30 from her former employer, an unnamed Sacramento, California-based construction company for which she had served as the sole bookkeeper. According to prosecutors, Asperger who plead no contest to the charges, issued herself some 68 checks between 2001 and 2006. Asperger reportedly manipulated the company's books and records in order to conceal her thefts. She also was ordered to pay restitution and pay the California Franchise Tax Board more than $33,000 in back taxes.

Read the story here, here and here.

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