Saturday, June 27, 2009

Missouri Woman Pleads Guilty To Defrauding Employer Out Of $440+K

Lorraine Jeanette Hess, 51, of Lake Ozark, Missouri pleaded guilty earlier this month to charges she defrauded her employer, SSL Enterprises, out of more than $440,000. Hess, who had served as the company bookkeeper, admitted to having made unauthorized wire transfers and issued checks to her own accounts. Specifically, Hess pleaded guilty to charges of bank fraud and money laundering According to prosecutors, Hess' fraud occurred between May 2006 and November 2007. Hess faces up to 40 years in prison, plus restitution and fines.

Read the story here and here.

Read the DOJ announcement here.

No comments: