Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Pennsylvania Woman Charged In $1.6 Million Embezzlment Scheme

Vivian K. Williams, 50, of Allentown, Pennsylvania, has been charged with embezzling some $1.6 million from International Women's Apparel, Inc., over a nine year period. Prosecutors allege that Williams issued phony invoices from a fictitious company for services not rendered to the company. Williams was employed as an administrative assistant to the president and later director of human resources for the company during the period of the thefts. Prosecutors allege that Williams create a company called "The Copy Connection" which billed the company for non-existent services to the tune of $1,663,129, pocketing the proceeds. She faces up to 92 years in prison if convicted.

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