Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Utah Woman Charged With Embezzling Nearly $100K From Defense Contractor

Tammie Bankhead, 46, of Tooele, Utah, has been charged with embezzling nearly $100,000 from the Jacobs Technology division of defense contractor Jacobs Engineering, where she had been employed as a staff accountant and treasurer of its employee morale and welfare program. According to authorities, over more than two and a half years, from March 2006 through October 2008, Bankhead wrote 62 checks from the morale and welfare program’s account to herself, which she cashed or deposited for a total of $82,728. She also allegeldy deposited seven checks made out to the company into her personal account, totaling $9,637. Bankhead was based with Jacobs Technology at Utah's Dugway Proving Ground.

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