Monday, November 1, 2010

$400K Embezzlement Alleged At North Carolina Volunteer Fire Department

Amy McKinley Moore, 43, of Garner, North Carolina has been charged with larceny by employee in excess of $100,000 and obtaining money by false pretenses in connection with an alleged embezzlement of some $394,000 from Garner Volunteer Fire-Rescue, Inc. (GVFR), where she had been employed as an administrative assistant. According to authorities, Moore wrote hundreds of checks to herself over a 7 year period between 2003 and 2010. Moore's husband, David Moore, is a detective with the Raleigh Police Department. She reportedly spent the money on luxury travel, professional sports games, jewley and artwork, among other personal items.

Read the story here and here.

Update (3/29/11): Moore, now 44, has been sentenced to 3 1/2 years in prison.

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