Monday, September 27, 2010

Former Bookkeeper From New Jersey Pleads Guilty To $403K Embezzlement

Rebecca Leavitt Cirillo, 34, of Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey, plead guilty to charges she embezzled some $403,000 from Ansorge Unlimted, Inc., publisher of Red Bank Red Hot magazine where she had been employed as a bookkeeper. According to prosecutors, Cirillo wrote 326 checks to herself, siphoning off funds over a period of more than 2 years, from July 2005 through November 2007. She also plead guilty to filing a false tax return. Cirillo, who was originally arrested in February 2009, is due to be sentenced January 14, 2011. Prosecutors are asking for a 5 year sentence.

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Hat tip: Reader Joe.

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