Monday, June 1, 2009
Iowa Bookkeeper Gets Slap On The Wrist For $200+K Embezzlement
Tammy Sue Brandt, 49, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, who was convicted by a jury in March for first-degree theft in the embezzlement of some $210,000 from the Mercy Medical Center Foundation, where she had been employed as a bookkeeper for 28 years, was given a 10 year suspended sentence. The thefts reportedly occurred between 1995 and 2008 via a scheme in which she cashed foundation checks for her own benefit. Sixth Judicial District Judge Marsha Beckelman ordered the suspended sentence because Brandt had no prior convictions.
Read the story here.
Sorry folks, but this is a slap on the wrist for a crime that went on for 13 years. She should have done some real jail time here, IMHO.