Monday, July 12, 2010
Minnesota Woman Pleads Guilty To $130K Embezzlement; Is Sentenced To Probation
Amanda Catherine Heiny, 32, of Austin, Minnesota, has pleaded guilty to embezzling $130,000 from a client of the Craig Ensign Law firm where she had been employed as a secretary. Heiny was sentenced to probation and ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $130,000. Authorities alleged that Heiny transferred funds from a law firm's client estate to her own accounts over a four year period. Heiny was also ordered to pay a $10,000 fine and must serve 200 hours of community service. She was originally charged last September.