Saturday, August 15, 2009

Former Louisiana Hotel Finance Director Pleads Guilty To $2 Million Embezzlement

Shannon L. Harp, age 38, a formerly of Mandeville, Louisiana, has pleaded guilty to one count of wire fraud in connection with the theft of more than $2 million from Marriott Corporation where she had been employed as Assistant Controller and Director of Finance. According to prosecutors, Harp admitted to stealing cash meant for making change at the hotel's bars, restaurant and shops over a four year period ending in 2006. She faces up to 20 years in prison, plus fines and restitution, upon sentencing, which is scheduled for November 3rd.

Read the story here and here.

Read the DOJ announcement here.

Read the Bill of Information here.

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