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 story here, here and here.

Read the D.A.'s announcement of her arrest here.

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