Sunday, November 22, 2009

Update: Former California Law Firm Administrator Sentenced In $1.6 Million Embezzlement Case

Regina M. Schenck, 46, of Herald, California, was sentenced to 41 months in prison for embezzling $1,635,449.90 from the law firm of Diepenbrock Harrison in Sacramento, where she had been employed as an administrator. Schenck pleaded guilty last August to one count of computer fraud and one count of filing a false tax return. Prosecutors had alleged that starting in 1999 Schenck wrote law firm checks to pay her own bills, created false documents and lied to firm partners to get them to authorize checks she secretly used to buy horses and a horse trailer, among many other personal items.

Read FraudTalk's earlier posts on this story here and here.

Read the story here.

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