Monday, July 11, 2011

South Dakota Woman Charged With Embezzling $118K From Assisted Living Centers

Teresa Lynn Peterson, 55, of Renner, South Dakota, has been charged with embezzling $118,000 from Ward Enterprises, a company that runs several assisted living centers in the state, where she had been employed as business office manager.  According to authorities, over a period of about 4 years, from 2007 through May 2011, Peterson issued herself extra pay through the company payroll system and forged checks for her own benefit.  Peterson was charged last month with aggravated grand theft by embezzlement of more than $100,000 and grand theft by embezzlement of more than $1,000.

Read the story here and here.

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