Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Former New Jersey Law Firm Office Manager Accused Of Embezzling $1.1 Million

Beth S. Friedland, 39, of Landing, New Jersey, has been accused of embezzling more than $1.1 million from the law firm of Maloof, Lebowitz, Connahan & Oleske, where she had been employed as office manager. Friedland is accused in a civil suit of executing nearly 60 fraudulent checks payable to herself, personal vendors, and her boyfriend, Alex Cruz, who has also been named as a defendant in the case in an effort to recover the misappropriated funds. The suit claims that Friedland's scheme spanned about six years, beginning in or about 2004.

Read the story here, here and here.

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