Friday, January 14, 2011

Michigan Man Accused Of Embezzling $400K In Company Inventory

Robert J. Schefke, 62, of Sterling Heights, Michigan, has been accused in a civil lawsuit of embezzling at least $400,000 worth in inventory from MacLean Maynard LLC where he had been employed as a tool engineer. According to the complaint, Schefke stole the auto parts and sold them to three scrap companies, Great Lakes Stock Corp., Macomb Scrap Metal Recycling Inc. and Mt. Clemens Metal Recycling Inc. all of which have also been named as defendants in the civil complaint filed by MacLean Maynard. Schefke pleaded guilty in 2009 in a plea arrangement to one count of embezzlement of between $50,000 and $100,000 and sentenced to five years probation with the first 90 days in count jail. He was also ordered to pay $414,042 in restitution.

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