Tuesday, August 17, 2010
Former Texas Paralegal & Husband Charged In $1 Million Law Firm Embezzlement
Rosanne Stogner, 57, and Michael Stogner, 58, both of El Paso, Texas, have been indicted on charges they embezzled more than $1 million from the law firm of Oaxaca, Bernal & Associates, where Rosanne had been employed as a paralegal and office manager. Authorities alleged that Rosanne, left, used her position to issue checks from the law firm to herself, her husband, her husband's fence company and her daughter. The total alleged to have been embezzled is $1,002,050.47, according to a police affidavit. Stogner's scheme spanned more than a six year period, from March 2001 until May 2007. A trial is scheduled for next January.
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