Friday, September 11, 2009

Alabama Woman Pleads Guilty In $1.2 Million Embezzlement Case

Kimberly Lynn Perrin, 40, of Birmingham, Alabama, pleaded guilty to federal charges of health care fraud, wire fraud, and tax fraud in connection with her alleged embezzlement of some $1.2 million from the Simon-Williamson Clinic in Birmingham, where she had been employed as company controller. According to prosecutors, Perrin misappropriated the funds over a 3 year period between 2005 and 2008, by causing checks to be issued to her and others for her own personal use. She faces up to 35 years in prison.

Read the story here.

Read the DOJ announcement here.

Update (3/11/10): Perrin, now 41, was sentenced yesterday to 30 months in prison for embezzling $1,197,074 from the the Simon-Williamson Clinic where she had been employed as controller.

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