Monday, March 15, 2010

Update: Connecticut Woman Pleads Guilty To Embezzling $250K From Auto Dealer

Anna Roberts, 61, of Prospect, Connecticut, pleaded guilty Friday to charges she embezzled $251,516.34 from Key Auto Group where she had been employed as office manager for 25 years. She was sentenced to 18 months in prison, plus 5 years of supervised release. Prosecutors alleged that over the course of nearly 2 years, from April 2007 until her arrest in February 2009, Roberts misappropriated funds by stealing cash and checks to help pay for her gambling addiction, among other things. The dealership's owner, Larry Merriam, claims that Robert's thefts were responsible for the closure of his business, costing 50 jobs. Roberts who was originally charged in February 2009, plead guilty to one count of first-degree larceny.

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