Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Update: Former Virginia Claims Manager Now Pleads Guilty To Embezzling $1 Million

Iris F. Allen, 44, of Richmond, Virginia, has pleaded not guilty to charges she misappropriated more than $800,000 from the state's Birth-related Neurological Injury Compensation Program, known as BIF, where she had been employed as a benefits & claims manager. According to prosecutors, Allen fabricated invoices and siphoned benefit payments two companies she formed, named Paratransit Company and Dandridge Design & Construction. In all, Allen made $1 million in fraudulent claims, although the damages to BIF was only $784,000. Allen's embezzlement scheme reportedly lasted approximately three and a half years from July 2006 until late 2009. She faces sentencing on May 14th and was ordered to pay restitution.

Read FraudTalk's original post on this story here.

Read the story here and here.
Update (6/1/10): Iris Allen was sentenced to 10 years in federal prison and ordered to pay restitution of nearly $1.3 million.

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