Thursday, September 1, 2011

Idaho Woman Charged With Embezzling $530K

Tracy Dalin, 49, of Blaine County, Idaho, has been charged with embezzling more than $530,000 from  Sun Land Investments where she had been employed as office manager.  According to authorities, Dalin siphoned the funds from the Bellvue, Idaho-based real estate brokerage and investment firm over a seven year period, from 2002 - 2009.  Dalin allegedly wrote checks to herself and abused company credit cards to pay for personal expenses during this period.  She has been charged with 8 felony counts including 2 counts of theft by embezzlement, 2 counts of forgery, 1 count of criminal possession of a financial transaction card, 1 count of grand theft and 2 counts of grand theft by unauthorized control.

Read the story here.

Update (6/20/12): Dalin, now 50, pleaded guilty to one felony count each of forgery and grand theft and faces a 12 year prison sentence, according to the plea agreement.  Four other felony counts were dismissed as part of the agreement.

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