Wednesday, July 14, 2010

California Woman Suspected In $350K Union Embezzlement

Brandi Marcella Madewell of Bakersfield, California, is under investigation for allegedly embezzling more than $350,000 in insurance premiums from the Kern County Public Employees Association, Local 521, of the Service Employees International Union. According to authorities, Madewell admitted to investigators that she stole the money to pay Internet gambling debts and other personal expenses. Madewell was employed by the local's Kern County Public Employee's Insurance Agency, doing business as Valley Benefits Inc.

Read the story here.

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