Monday, June 28, 2010

Louisiana Office Manager Pleads Guilty To Embezzling $551K

Patricia K. Landry, 59, of Reserve, Louisiana, pleaded guilty to charges she embezzled $551,355 from an unnamed dermatologist in New Orleans for whom she had been employed as office manager. Prosecutors alleged that Landry stole from the firm's health care benefit plan funds to pay for at least four personal credit cards. Authorities believe Landry frequented gambling establishments using the credit cards which she then paid for by company funds. Her scheme spanned three years, from 2007 through 2009, inclusive.

Read the story here and here.

Read the criminal factual basis here.

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