Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Missouri Bookkeeper Pleads Guilty To Embezzling $760K

Shanna M. Hutchens, 36, of Blue Springs, Missouri, pleaded guilty to bank fraud and money laundering scheme in which she embezzled as much as $760,000 from Richardson Hauling, Inc., of Sugar Creek, Missouri, for which she had been employed as a bookkeeper. According to prosecutors, from December 2004 to October 2008, Hutchens issued company checks to herself and her husband, depositing them into her own accounts. She faces up to 30 years in prison, a $1 million fine, plus restitution.

Read the story here and here.

Read the DOJ announcement here.

Hat Tip: Reader Joe.

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