Friday, January 7, 2011

Oklahoma Woman Charged With Embezzling $1.4 Million

Tonya Lynn Seiger, 45, of Enid, Oklahoma, has been charged with embezzling some $1.4 million from Gillilland Oil and Gas Company where she had been employed as a bookkeeper. According to authorities, Seiger would issue company checks to herself or her husband's company, R and T Pump and Supply. Seiger's scheme spanned a 2 year period. She is reported to have spent the money on a gambling habit. According to reports, Seiger also stole from R and T Pump as well as from her son.

Read the story here & here.

Update: Seiger pleaded gulity to 51 counts of embezzlement and was sentenced to 15 years in prison.  She was also ordered to pay about $1.2 million in restitution.

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