Friday, October 2, 2009
2 Texas Women Indicted In $400K Embezzlement Conspiracy
Penny Hughes Crocker, 47, and Carol Ann Hamilton, a/k/a Carol Ann Gillentine, 57, both of Jefferson County, Texas, have been indicted on charges they conspired to embezzle some $400,000 from Beaumont, Texas-based Infection Diseases Associates, for whom they were both employed. Crocker, pictured here, had served as the office manager and Hamilton as a registered nurse. Prosecutors allege that starting in March 2005, Crocker and Hamilton set up a phony company with a similar name as one of the company's vendors and submitted fraudulent invoices which were paid by the company.
Read the story here.