Friday, February 19, 2010

Nevada Woman Sought In $100+K Suspected Embezzlement Case

Sandra Kay Hunter, 60, of Carson City, Nevada, is currently being sought by authorities who have issued a felony warrant for her arrest for allegedly embezzling more than $100,000 from her unnamed employer. Hunter is described as female, Caucasian, approximately 5-foot, 9 inches tall, approximately 175 pounds, heavy build, brown eyes and shoulder-length dark brown hair (see photograph above). Authorities are asking the public for assistance in locating Hunter and have offered a $250 reward for information leading to her arrest. Anyone with any information regarding the possible whereabouts of Hunter is urged to call sheriff's investigator Greg Rooney at (775) 782-9926, or the Douglas County Secret Witness line at (775) 78-CRIME (782-7463), or the the Douglas County dispatch center at (775) 782-5126.

Read the story here and here.

Update (3/19/10): Sandra Kay Hunter was arrested yesterday by U.S. Marshals in Tacoma, Washington. She is accused of embezzling some $100,000 from her employer, now identified as Property Management & Maintenance in Minden, Nevada. Hunter was employed as a receptionist and she handled rent payments that were mailed into the office. According to reports, Hunter is believed to have misappropriated a total of $99,358.78. Hunter has a prior criminal conviction for embezzling $44,000 from a local title company.

Update (3/23/10): Hunter was extradited back to Nevada yesterday to face charges against her.

Update (8//25/10): Hunter pleaded guilty to charges she embezzled nearly $100,000 from Property Management & Maintenance Company. She must pay restitution of $99,359 as part of the plea agreement. According to media reports, Hunter's thefts spanned nearly 2 years, between April 2008 and December 2009.

Update (10/23/10): Hunter was sentenced to one year in prison.

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