Thursday, October 1, 2009

South Dakota Woman Sentenced In $400K Embezzlement Case

Sherry Markel, 53, of Day County, South Dakota, was sentenced to 5 years in prison for embezzling more than $400,000 from the Farmers Elevator Company of Holmquist, SD, where she had been employed as a bookkeeper and later as a manager. Markel had pleaded guilty to the charges in August. The thefts date back to at least 2001, according to reports.

Read the story here and here.

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