Tuesday, December 1, 2009
Update: Former New York Bookkeeper Sentenced In Quarter Million Embezzlement Case
Dorothy A. Horvath, 51, of Campbell Hall, New York, was sentenced to 3 to 6 years in prison for embezzling nearly a quarter million dollars from Chambers Tractor Sales in Montgomery, New York, where she had been employed as a bookkeeper. The loss estimate is greater than originally believed. Horvath must to repay $241,279 in restitution as part of the sentencing. Horvath was indicted last May on 38 felony counts, including one count of second-degree grand larceny, 18 counts of third-degree grand larceny and 19 counts of fourth-degree grand larceny. According to the indictment, the thefts took place between September 1, 2006 and October 31, 2008. According to reports, Horvath's primary means of embezzlement was to simply take company cash receipts from the bank deposit bag before depositing it. Horvath plead guilty last June.
Read the story here.