Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Massachusetts Woman Charged With Embezzling $250K From Real Estate Concern

Cheryl Harvey, 51, of Lynn, Massachusetts, has been charged with embezzling nearly $250,000 from Century 21 Hughes Realty of Billerica, where she had been employed as a payroll clerk.  According to authorities, Harvey, over a period of nearly three years, beginning in July 2008, wrote at least 363 fraudulent checks totaling $247,713 to herself or her own benefit.  The embezzlement scheme was discovered in the course of an IRS audit, according to reports.  She has been released on $5,000 bond.

Read the story here and here.

Hat tip: Reader Joe.

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