Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Trial Delayed For Rhode Island Woman Accused Of Embezzling $200K From Local Businesses

Deborah Cooper, 43, of Woodbury, Rhode Island, who has been charged with embezzling some $200,000 from several local businesses for which she handled the bookkeeping, has had her case postponed until later this month. Authorities allege that Cooper stole from the following businesses: Davis Companion Animal Hospital of Woodbury, $99,000; Jason G. Stokes Masonry of Bethlehem, $23,500; Stone Craft in Woodbury, $47,000; and Bob Pabst Land Clearing Inc. of Woodbury, $40,000. Prosecutors charged Cooper last July on five counts of first degree larceny and two counts of second degree forgery.

Read the story here, here and here.

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