Sunday, February 13, 2011

California Bookkeeper Charged With Embezzling $400K

Cheryl Jacobson-Thompson, 53, of Lodi, California has been charged with embezzling as much as $400,000 from the Tokay Glass Company where she had been employed as bookkeeper for more than 10 years. According to authorities, Jacobson misappropriated company checks and cash over a period of at least 5 years.

Read the story here, here and here.

Update (2/25/11): Jacobson-Thompson pleaded not guilty to embezzling at least $243,691, including $103,691 in cash, from Tokay Glass Company.

Update (4/12/11): Jacobson-Thompson's husband, DeNeille R. Thompson, 61, of Lodi, California, has been arrested and charged with conspiracy, theft, forgery and falsifying the books in connection with her embezzlement from Tokay Glass Company. Prosecutors allege that he participated in the embezzlement scheme and have photographic evidence of him apparently cashing forged checks at a Wells Fargo Bank branch.

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