Saturday, August 15, 2009

Former Bookkeeper For Virginia Lawfirm Charged In $150K Embezzlement Case

Norma M. Blackwell, 47, now of Sebring, Florida, was charged with embezzling some $150,000 from the Virginia Beach law firm of Shuttleworth, Ruloff, Giordano & Swain, where she had been employed as bookkeeper from 2004 to 2007. According to prosecutors, Blackwell had checks written to herself and her husband and had them interspersed with legitimate ones when she had them authorized. She is also accused of causing wire transfers from law firm accounts to her own and her husband's accounts. The total she is accused of stealing is $153,000. The law firm, now known as Shuttleworth, Ruloff, Swain, Haddad & Morecock, is perhaps best known for representing sports stars such as Michael Vick and Allen Iverson.

Read the story here and here.

1 comment:

Corboy and Demetrio said...

That's smalltime! What they should be busting out are the mafia behind the corruption in all of the States. I am just sharing my opinion though. Thanks!