Monday, June 1, 2009

Vermont Woman Sentenced In Embezzlement Case

Julie L. Houle, 40, of Brattleboro, Vermont, was sentenced recently to serve 60-days in jail after her guilty plea to one count of wire fraud and one count of bank fraud for embezzling some $336,000 from CBI of New England, Inc. where she had been employed as an administrative assistant. She was also ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $276,127 . According to prosecutors, Houle's thefts began in or about 1999, when she began writing unauthorized checks to herself, for cash, or directly to her personal credit card and other personal vendors. The thefts lasted until 2007.

Read the story here.

Read the DOJ announcement here.

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