Sunday, November 13, 2011

Nebraska Woman Arrested For Allegedly Embezzling $114K From Bookseller

Melissa Sue Ormonde, 39, of Hickman, Nebraska, has been arrested on suspicion of embezzling $114,672.80 from Nebraska Book Co. where she had been employed as a bookkeeper.  According to authorities, Ormonde created two fraudulent payroll accounts in June 2010 that deposited payroll funds directly into her own accounts on a regular basis until the time of her arrest.  A total of 47 deposits were made via the phony payroll accounts.  She has been arrested on one felony theft by deception and two identity theft charges.  Ormonde had been an employee of the company since 2007.

Read the story here and here.

Update (8/21/12): Ormonde has been sentenced to 21 months in federal prison for embezzling what is now understood to be $115,700.  Ormonde was also ordered to pay $237,823 in restitution.

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