Sunday, September 12, 2010

Arizona Woman With Prior Criminal History Has Been Charged In $500K Embezzlement Scheme

Julie Ann Blennis, 40, of Goodyear, Arizona, has been charged with embezzling nearly $500,000 from Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. where she had been employed as a bookkeeper. According to authorities, Blennis created a fictitious vendor in the company accounting system and then submitted "numerous counterfeit documents including false reimbursement forms and invoices over a 2 1/2-year period." Blennis was previously convicted and served prison terms in 1992 and 1996 for theft and fraudulent schemes.

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