Friday, August 13, 2010
Former Pennsylvania Paralegal Sentenced For Embezzling $100+K From Law Firm; Has Prior History Of Embezzlement
Kathy Foer-Morse, 50, of Spring City, Pennsylvania, has been sentenced to 21-84 months in prison for embezzling more than $100,000 from High Swartz, LLP, a local law firm where she had been employed as a paralegal. Prosecutors alleged that Foer-Morse wrote herself 12 unauthorized checks totalling $100,937.32 between 2008 and 2009. At the time of her arrest in May 2009, Foer-Morse was on bail pending sentencing for embezzling some $285,000 from the law firm of Satterlee Stephens Burke & Burke LLP in New York City. She reportedly was also convicted of stealing money from her child's school in New Jersey.
Read the D.A.'s announcement of her arrest here.