Friday, April 16, 2010

Florida Bookkeeper, Previously Convicted Of Embezzling Nearly $1 Million, Allegedly Embezzles $300K From 2 Companies

Sharen K. Welker Goff, 66, of Jensen Beach, Florida, was arrested and charged this week with embezzling nearly $300,000 from two local businesses she had served as bookkeeper. Goff allegedly misappropriated $102,000 from Joe’s Electric of St. Lucie County Inc. and almost $192,500 from Crystal Lighting Center by misusing company credit cards, writing checks to herself, paying personal vendors with company checks, and using funds intended to pay for the companies' taxes. Authorities believe the thefts date back to 2006. Goff was previously convicted of embezzling $987,940 from the First National Bank and Trust Co. in 1990 and sentenced to 18 months in prison.

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