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