Monday, July 12, 2010

North Carolina Woman Sentenced In $861K Embezzlement Scheme

Alisha Bittle, 45, of Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, was sentenced to 35 months in prison for embezzling $861,819.42 from the Buck Island Homeowner's Association where she had been employed as a property manager. Prosecutors alleged that Bittle, who plead guilty on April 1st to fraudulent use of access devices, began writing checks to herself or to personal third party vendors in December 2003. She also made charges on company credit cards for personal expenses and made other withdrawals from association accounts. The scheme reportedly lasted until 2008.

Read the story here, here and here.

Read the DOJ announcement here.

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