Friday, July 16, 2010

Illinois Company Reports Bookkeeper Embezzled $164K Over 5 Years

Hicksgas, based in Decatur, Illinois, reported to authorities that an internal investigation revealed that its bookkeeper, a 52 year old female, had embezzled more than $164,000 from the company over a five year period, from 2004 through 2009. The audit resulted in a police investigation and the arrest of the woman this past Tuesday. The unnamed bookkeeper reportedly admitted to the thefts, claiming that family members had gone through cancer and she needed the money to pay for medical expenses.

Read the story here .

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