Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Nebraska Bookkeeper Pleads No Contest In $700K Embezzlement Case

Teresa Kirwan Erickson, 61, of Atlanta, Nebraska, pleaded no contest to 5 of 16 counts of theft by unlawful taking for embezzling some $700,000 from Charles Sargent Irrigation of Holdrege, Nebraska, for which she had been employed as bookkeeper for 28 years. Erickson was also ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $126,489.35 as part of the plea agreement. The thefts reportedly occurred between December 1999 and October 2008. Erickson was originally arrested and charged with the thefts last April.

Read the story here and here.

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