Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Mississippi Woman Pleads Guilty To Embezzling Nearly $1 Million From Medical Office

Beverly Morgan, 31, of Collinsville, Mississippi, has pleaded guilty to charges she embezzled nearly $1 million from Urology Clinic of Meridian where she had been employed as office manager. Specifically, Morgan was charged with one count of embezzlement and one count of uttering forgery. Morgan's scheme, which is believed to have lasted about 2 years, involved fraudulent cash transfers, wireless transfers, forged checks, and the unauthorized use of clinic credit cards, according to authorities. Morgan is scheduled to be sentenced on March 26th and faces up to 5 years in prison, plus fines and restitution.

Read the story here.

Update (3/26/10): Morgan was sentenced to 10 years in prison with 6 years suspended.

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