Friday, April 1, 2011

West Virginia Woman Charged With Embezzling $140K From Law Firm

Lisa R. Buttermore, 40, of Morgantown, West Virginia, has pleaded guilty to embezzling more than $140,000 from the law firm of Gianola, Barnum, Wigal & London, where she had been employed. According to prosecutors, Buttermore misappropriated the monies over a period of about two years, between 2008 and 2010. She was originally arrested and charged last July.

Details are scanty...

Read the story here.

We note the last time a Morgantown citizen was involved in a major embezzlement was the case of Amy Marie Mick, now 33, who pleaded guilty to embezzling some $130,000 from the Morgantown POPARC and was sentenced to 5 years in jail.

Update (6/1/11): Buttermore was sentenced to five years' probation and suspended a 3 to 30 year prison sentence.

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