Friday, April 16, 2010
Florida Office Manager Charged In $243K Embezzlement Scheme
Jody Lynne Lovejoy, 51, of North Fort Meyers, Florida, was arrested Wednesday and charged with embezzling at least $243,772.75 from Fish Tale Marina, in Fort Meyers Beach, where she had been employed as an office manager. Authorities believe Lovejoy made at least 81 fraudulent transactions, including issuing checks to herself, over a nearly 7 year period, commencing in 2003. Lovejoy has been charged with one count of first degree grand theft and one count of first degree fraud.