Thursday, December 16, 2010

West Virginia Woman Charged With Embezzling $700+K

Georgiana Ciavarello, 38, of Nitro, West Virginia, has been charged yesterday with embezzling more than $700,000 from Quail Ridge Construction Co. where she had been employed as a bookkeeper. According to authorities, Ciavarello used the company accounting system to write checks to herself over the past two years. She has been charged with 11 felony counts of embezzlement.

Read the story here and here.

Update (8/21/12): Ciavarello, now 40, has been sentenced to three years and one month in federal prison for tax evasion in connection with her embezzlement of what is believed to be $759,000 from Quail Ridge Construction. 

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