Saturday, December 18, 2010
Texas Woman Pleads Guilty To Embezzling $2.4
Shannon K. DeMerse, 41, of Midlothian, Texas, pleaded guilty to charges she embezzled about $2.4 million from Ivy Jane, a local apparel business part-owned by Dallas City Council member, Dave Neumann. According to prosecutors, DeMerse embezzled the funds over a 7 year period, from 2002 to 2009. She was sentenced to 12 years in prison and ordered to pay full restitution.