Friday, December 4, 2009

Longtime Texas Bookkeeper Sentenced In $1 Million Embezzlement Case

Mary Henke Geiger, 69, of Salado, Texas, was sentenced to one year in prison for embezzling some $1 million from Austin Apartment Washer Service where she had been employed as a bookkeeper since the 1970s. Her sentencing follows Geiger's guilty plea to one count of bank fraud. With her guilty plea, Geiger admitted that from 1998 to mid-2006 she stole from the company by writing unauthorized checks to herself, relatives and others associates.

Read the story here and here.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Boy that sure is a great sentence for stealing over $1 million. When are the courts going to wake up to this problem.