Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Texas Woman Pleads Guilty To Embezzling $355K & Tax Evasion Charges

Misti D. Rieger, 50, of Fort Worth, Texas, pleaded guilty today to charges she embezzled more than $355,000 from Pharmacy Healthcare Solutions where she had been employed as an accounting supervisor. According to prosecutors, over a period of about 4 years, between 2003 and 2007, Rieger forged at least 87 company checks totalling $355,391, which she deposited into her own personal accounts. Rieger also pleaded guilty to tax evasion for her 2007 return filed jointly with her husband. She faces up to 5 years in prison, plus fines, back taxes and restitution, upon sentencing, which is scheduled for July 2011.

Read the story here.

Update (7/26/11): Rieger was sentenced to 18 months in prison. 

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