Thursday, September 16, 2010
Wife Of Virginia Deputy Sheriff Accused In $500K Embezzlement Scheme
Karen Collins Wright, 44, of King William, Virginia, has been charged with embezzling more than $500,000 from Bituminous Insurance Co., where she had been employed as a bookkeeper with access to company books and check writing ability. According to authorities Wright, over a period of 10 years, misappropriated the funds from the insurance company. She has been charged with 11 counts of embezzlement. Reports suggest that Wright is the wife of King William Deputy Sheriff, Keith Wright.
Read the story here.
Update (11/16/10): Wright pleaded guilty today to charges she embezzled $524,000 from Bituminous Insurance Co. dating back to 1999.