Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Update: Former Manager of DC Office of Tax & Revenue Sentenced To 17.5 Years For $50 Million Embezzlement Scam

Harriette Monica Walters, 52, of Washington, DC and the former manager within the District of Columbia Office of Tax and Revenue, was sentenced today to 17 1/2 years in prison for orchestrating the fleecing of some $50 million from the agency that involved a conspiracy of friends and family members. She has also been ordered to pay restitution and back taxes. Ten other co-conspirators, along with Walters, have already pleaded guilty and have now been sentenced. Her scheme lasted nearly 18 years.

Read FraudTalk's earlier posts on this story here, here, here and here.

Read the story here and here.

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