Friday, June 4, 2010

Wisconsin Man Charged With Embezzling Nearly $1 Million

Gary R. Deml, 62, of Lacrosse, Wisconsin, has been charged with embezzling $959,000 from Bernie Buchner Inc., where he had been employed as the company's office manager and sole bookkeeper. Prosecutors allege that over a span of ten years, from 2000 until earlier this year, Deml forged checks from the company and kept the proceeds. Deml's business, All Season Refrigeration Inc., was purchased by Bernie Buchner Inc. in 2000.

Read the story here, here and here.

Update (5/18/11): Deml, now 63, was sentenced to 2 years in jail. He had pleaded guilty to three felony counts embezzlement, forgery, and fraudulent writings.

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