Wednesday, October 21, 2009

South Dakota Man Indicted In Alleged $161K Embezzlement Case

Anthony Noel Weber, 41, of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, was indicted on charges he allegedly embezzled some $161,000 from Hurley's Religious Goods Store, where he had been employed as a manager. According to prosecutors, Weber skimmed funds and wrote fraudulent checks from store accounts over a four year period from 2005 to 2009. Weber was indicted on one count of aggravated grand theft over $100,000 and two counts of grand theft of more than $1,000. He faces up to 35 years in prison, plus restitution if convicted on all counts.

Read the story here and here.

Update (5/3/10): Weber plead guilty to one count of grand theft today. He faces up to 10 years in prison.

Update (9/9/10): Weber was sentenced to a net six months in prison.

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